It was like a miracle

I come from Damascus. Everything in Damascus is beautiful. The air – everything.

I left my country of origin on 13.12.2015 and arrived in Germany on 28.12.2015. I fled the war. My husband and I are divorced. He fled before I did with the children. Continue reading “It was like a miracle”

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My children love Germany and the German lifestyle

My home is Kenya. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. Kenya is a presidential republic. The current population is about 50 million inhabitants.

I came to Europe from Kenya in 2014. Before I came to Germany I worked in Norway. On July 20, 2016 I came to Germany with my family because we were looking for work for my husband and me. I was looking for a challenge in my career as a teacher and the opportunities here were good. Continue reading “My children love Germany and the German lifestyle”

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I have no family but friends

I’ve been in Germany for two and a half years now. First I came to Germany for two months, then to France for two months and then back again. I come from Bangladesh, but I was already a refugee there. I have no family, but friends. My parents have been dead for five years. I have another sister who is younger than me. I had political problems in Bangladesh. When I was 14 years old. Continue reading “I have no family but friends”

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Learning is difficult

Because I am an Afghan, I have not received a German course in recent years. I would like to do an apprenticeship. I’m a tailor. I worked with furniture in Iran.

I have to learn German, learn to understand. Here I would also like to work in a furniture company. I am currently taking a language course for level A2 – another ten days, then is the big test. Next week. This is very difficult for me, reading and writing. Continue reading “Learning is difficult”

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