AVA's mission is to create a global community where we are our own megaphone.
A community where we can turn up the volume on those voices that need to be heard, stories that need to be remembered, experiences that need to be shared.

Latest Stories

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Samah . From Gaza

Will I live another day to tell my story?

I want to share my voice today, because I don’t know if I’ll be alive another day to tell my story. My name is Samah Atif, I’m 24 years old and I live in Gaza. I was studying English

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Baraa . From Gaza

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My full name is Baraa’h Qandeel. I’m 24 years old. I like to call myself a “multipotentialite”, that means I’m interested in many different things, and I try to do them all.  What I have is passion, passion for

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Mohamed . From Gaza

Nobody is safe

DAY 29 – We are breathing dust Once again, we woke up screaming. Yesterday Israelis bombed the building next to us. Our door crashed on the ground. The night before they hit two buildings in our street. Missiles are

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