Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”

He, 26 years old, fled alone from Guinea to Germany in 2016. He lives alone in a room in the refugee camp. Shortly after his arrival in Germany, a retired voluntary refugee helper took care of him. After a short time he found his place in a language course, a theatre group and a choir. Continue reading “Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos””

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Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”

He, 26 years old, comes from Afghanistan. The German lessons in Germany are a challenge for him. He strives to learn the German language. He lives alone in a room in the refugee camp. His wish is to work as a hairdresser. Continue reading “Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos””

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Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”

She, 36 years old, comes from Kazakhstan. In 2016 she fled to Germany with her husband and their three children. She and her family live in a refugee camp. They cook, play, watch TV and the children do their homework. She’s doing laundry in a nursing home. Her husband doesn’t have a job yet. The three children attend a German school. Continue reading “Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos””

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Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”

He, 31 years old, fled from Albania in the summer with his wife and two daughters. His daughters found a place in school. He and his wife are currently looking for a job. Continue reading “Participant of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos””

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Participants of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”

They come from Afghanistan, their husbands live in different refugee camps in Germany. They take part in the cultural project “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos”. All three women hold a single-use camera in their hands for the first time. Their perspective of staying is unclear. Continue reading “Participants of the workshop “Realities of life knocked in stone and immortalized in photos””

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Only now am I able to understand what homesickness means

I came to Germany from Iraq in 2012 – today I am 20 years old. I am currently doing an internship in health care at the German Youth Migration Service (JID). I work there as a guide but also as a translator and I can get a vocational diploma. Continue reading “Only now am I able to understand what homesickness means”

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