Ahmad al Mahamed is a 30 year old man, from Daraa, Syria.
In Syria I was a coffee manufacturer, and I came to Denmark in 2014. I go to language school and I also work at a supermarket in Ringe on Fyn. I live here with my wife and three children. My children are very happy here in Denmark, and have learned Danish very fast. My parents are still in Syria, and my brothers and sisters are in Jordan. The war separated us. Continue reading “I am very proud that I am starting my own business”
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, coffee, daraa, syria, refugee, family reunification
Ammar Ibrahim is 30 years old man and from Aleppo in Syria
I arrived in Denmark in November 2015. In Syria I was a pharmacist. I have certificates in chemistry and pharmacy, but in Denmark they only accepted my chemistry degree. I am now studying a master in chemistry at Copenhagen University. I am now at my second year, where I’m doing a project at DTU.
In Syria I worked in a pharmacy where I had worked for 7 years. I also worked in the pharmaceutical industry for two years. It was my own pharmacy but when the war came, I was forced to close it for more than 5 month. Continue reading “I would like to change the opinion of politicians and the opinion they have of war refugees”
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, refugee, denmark, aleppo, syria,
Ahmed is 25 years old and from Damascus, Syria.
I came to Denmark in 2015. In Syria I had a good life. I studied and worked in my own restaurant with my cousin. We made salad and juices. I was studying at an engineering institute.
When the war started I left straight away because I was afraid to get caught up with the military. My cousin took over our restaurant. Continue reading “My dream for the future is to have my own café again”
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, damascus, refugee, food, cafe
Yara is 7 years old and from Syria. She drew much of love for us in her drawing.
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: drawing, a million stories, refugee, child, denmark, syria
Omars smartphone is his only contact with his home country.
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: child, refugee, denmark, a million stories, syria, everydaylife
Amed Alah is 34 years old and from Daraa, Syria
I came to Denmark in 2015. I work at a restaurant, Pipers Hus and café Satchmo, in Roskilde.
I was born in Kuwait, but I’ve lived all my life in Daraa, Syria. I finished my education in a Syrian school. I was very clever at school, but I couldn’t continue, because I got married, when I was 20 years old. In Syria I worked at a kindergarten nursery, taking care of the kids. When I had my first child, I stopped working. Continue reading “I promised myself that I didn’t want to take any welfare money”
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: syria, denmark, roskilde, refugee, welfare, a million stories,