WATCH: Heart-warming moment African refugees experience snow for the first time
Zebiba (7) and her brother Khedir (5) arrived in Toronto with their mother in November 2018. This video captures the moment they first experienced snow, two days later.
The family fled their home in Eritrea, Africa.
Ripple Refugee is a Toronto-based private refugee sponsorship group that was founded in May 2015 with the goal of sponsoring refugees to come to Canada, and settling and integrating them.
The family are living temporarily at a sponsor's home and the group will spend the next year helping them settle into their own apartment, prioritise education for the children and employment skills for their mother.
Video courtesy of http://ripplerefugee.blogspot.com/