stories

Mustapha Juwara, 2,390 km
“Everyone deserves to be mentally well and receive the support they need, especially returnees.” #avrr #iamamigrant
Abou , 2,101 km
“I would advise young people my age not to go on irregular migration. What I saw was very serious." #avrr #iamamigrant
Dotse, 2,808 km
I am a better person today and I feel much healthier and happier. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Lincoln, 2,808 km
Telling my story is not a shame at all. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Jamilatu Sulemana, 2,808 km
One day, a friend called me. She said she got a chance for me to travel to Libya for work. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Sainabou, 8,963 km
“I think our voices as survivors of human trafficking are very important, because we went through the journey and have seen what transpired" #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Diarrassouba Sindou, 3,186 km
"Irregular migration is not the right path to reach Europe." #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Salamatou, 2,400 km
In 2017, accompanied by her youngest daughter, she decided to join her husband living in Algeria, crossing the desert. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Irène, 5,314 km
"I expected to discover the perfect Eldorado, but reality quickly caught up with me." #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Nabintou Soumahoro , 3,186 km
The advice I can give to all my sisters: if they have ambitions to travel to Europe, they must do it in a regular way! #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Amie Jobe, 5,005 km
“I was quickly able to support myself and retrace my steps to become the empowered person I am today.” #iamamigrant
Joseph Dalilah , 5,478 km
“I encourage young people to take up poultry farming. It is a profitable business with a high demand.” #iamamigrant
Ebou Cham
“We must believe in ourselves to achieve our goals.” #iamamigrant
Faustina, 2,808 km
You don’t need to travel outside to look for greener pastures. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Isatou Sowe
I want to encourage other women to empower themselves and start a new business activity within their communities. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Alieu Jallow, 4,280 km
I decided to come back home to study when I realized that crossing the Mediterranean Sea was not as easy as I imagined. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant
Nyimanding Camara
Just like men, women need to be empowered in order to contribute to the advancement of their families and societies. #avrr #eutf #iamamigrant #MigrantAlly
Annie Johnson
Women can contribute to combat irregular migration through counseling their children. #avrr #eutf #MigrantAlly

IOM The Gambia

Abass Senghore , 3,728 km
" Some people were looking at me as if I had failed " #iamamigrant

IOM The Gambia

Jacob Ndow , 3,728 km
" My reason for migrating was to find greener pastures " #iamamigrant

 

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