Going to school makes him really happy

Mohammed is five years old and he came to Greece with his parents and his sister. Going to school makes him really happy. He is also learning the Greek language. He likes to wake up early in the morning to go to school. His mum said that sometimes on weekends he cries because he wants to go to school but it is closed. Continue reading “Going to school makes him really happy”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

Asra

Asra is almost 3 years old and she came to Greece with her parents and her brother. Drawing and reading are her favourite activities. She can speak a little bit of English with her mother and a little bit of Greek with her father. Continue reading “Asra”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghnaistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I am not a small girl, I am 14 years old”

Mariam is 14 years old. She was born in Iran by Afghan parents. Below, you can read her own written story. She has learned to write and speak a little bit of English. She also goes to a Greek school near the Refugee Camp of Skaramagas, in which she stays with her parents.

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Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, Iran, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I learned to speak and write in Greek”

I am Mohammed and I am seven years old. I go to the A2 class at the school in Haidari. At school, I learned to speak and write in Greek, and I can talk to my friends at school.
I like to play out in the schoolyard, play with computers and doing physical exercises. I like maths and Greek language very much.
My best friend at the camp (Refugee Center of Skaramagas) is Sami and Zachra! Continue reading ““I learned to speak and write in Greek””

Dublin Core: Language: aig Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, Iran, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I am safe in Greece”

I am Fateme Hussain Zade. I am from Herat, Afghanistan. I was nine years old when we left Afghanistan and came to Iran. I was married to an Iranian man and God gave me five children. At first, Iran was a very good place to stay but then, they did not keep my children at the school. They told us “You must go back to your country or stay in the camp”. In my country, the war was going on, they were fighting and they did not allow us to work legally. Continue reading ““I am safe in Greece””

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories