Rakesh’s Journey

Rakesh moved to Vermont in 2014 when he was 19 years-old. A Bhutanese native, Rakesh was expelled from the country after the “One Nation, One People” policy was adopted and Bhutanese minorities were forced to leave Bhutan. At age 11, Rakesh, his uncle, and his brother moved to Nepal and lived in Beldangi 2 Refugee

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Experience is Essential

“The thing I am most proud of is my personal growth. This experience has been life changing and will carry me far into a brighter future.”   Bridgit (shown above left with AmeriCorps Program Director Danielle Dubois) came to ReSOURCE in the fall of 2017 as a Reach Up participant hoping to gain office skills

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