Team Refugee Representing Millions At Rio Olympics

By Adam Wallis, Senior Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

"Sport has the power to change the world! It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair."

- Nelson Mandela

Throughout history we've seen how sport can play a profound part in uniting a nation! From the great success of the South African 1995 Rugby World Cup, bringing together the entire country after decades of racial turmoil... To just feeling the palpable difference in people attitudes around the streets of London during the London Olympics...

While most Olympic teams have the backing of their home country they're representing, this year at Rio there is one team who are a little different! Check out this touching video below...

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