stories

Cecilia, 9,967 km
“I would encourage anyone looking to develop themselves professionally to have a good look at Estonia.” #iamamigrant
Hidar, 4,294 km
"My mother is a teacher. I am very excited to be back in class!" #iamamigrant
Alejandro, 14,184 km
"The fear is not of leaving, but of no longer belonging." #iamamigrant
Mohamed , 4,307 km
"School is really good, as well as my teachers". #iamamigrant

Photo credit: IOM/Monica Chiriac

Souleyman, 3,608 km
“My fellow brothers need to know that this route is one of sacrifice. You don’t know how you will die, but chances are it will happen.” #eutf #iamamigrant

Photo credit: Steffi von der Heid

Mala, 16,084 km
"I believe compassion is the perfect antidote to our fears." #iamamigrant
Judith, 12,246 km
"Migrants make the world go around, and I’m lucky to be able to go around it too." #iamamigrant
Ahmed, 13,624 km
"I thought that since I was born and raised in Somaliland, I would still feel at home there." #iamamigrant
Ophelia, 8,708 km
"My job is very important because it combats the social stigma of diagnosed patients." #iamamigrant
Daniel Matul , 874 km
"That is the biggest challenge of living in another country: living a little here and a little there" #iamamigrant
Mika, 7,309 km
“There is no work for me in Bangladesh, but here there is." #iamamigrant
Nazir and his daughters , 3,865 km
"It’s very nice in Greece, but we plan to leave with family reunification". #iamamigrant

Photo credit: Marianna Bertelle

Mariam
"When I was in jail, I was thinking about our life back home where, even if we didn't have much, we were happy and could live freely." #eutf #iamamigrant
Mario and Fatima
"There are so many different cultures here in Australia and this helps with integration." #iamamigrant
Gilbert, 4,442 km
"I would like for everyone to travel around freely and unrestricted by borders. That would be wonderful." #iamamigrant
Erun, Noor and Seerat, 9,246 km
"People have expressed being very happy to have someone with experiences in different places looking after them." #iamamigrant
Ana Maria, 17,136 km
"Whenever I leave Australia I want to come back straight away. That tells me that my heart is here now." #iamamigrant
Albert, 3,203 km
"I believe in being open minded about migrants and different cultures." #iamamigrant
Ilija, 10,514 km
“Architects, along with other experts, need to work in a coordinated fashion to respond to migration issues.” #iamamigrant
Flavia, 9,864 km
"Disaster Risk Reduction starts with social integration, a process that needs to be developed in our everyday life." #iamamigrant

 

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