Hasan

Hasan is 5 years old and he came to Greece with his family, from Iraqi-Kurdistan, one year ago. In the beginning, Hasan and his family were staying in Skaramagas refugee centre, but now they live in an apartment, in Athens city centre. Hasan prefers to watch videos on the phone and he likes to listen to music and dance. He really likes playing football and he wants to go to school to learn more languages. “He is the youngest member of our family but also the toughest”, as his parents mention. Continue reading “Hasan”

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Zaman

Zaman is 8 years old. He came to Greece with his family, from Iraqi-Kurdistan, almost a year ago. In the beginning, they were staying in Skaramagas refugee centre. He likes going to school and speaking in English and Greek. In the future, he wants to become a doctor and a very famous person so that people will know his work. He likes painting and playing football, but mostly he misses his friends back home. Continue reading “Zaman”

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Vaman

Vaman is 10 years old. She came to Greece with her family, from Iraqi-Kurdistan, almost a year ago. In the beginning, they were staying in Skaramagas refugee centre for eleven months. In the future, she wants to become an English teacher, as she really likes to study and to learn foreign languages. She also likes painting and cycling. Continue reading “Vaman”

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Saman

Saman is 12 years old and he fled from Kurdistan. He came to Greece with his family one year ago. They were staying in Skaramagas refugee centre for eleven months. He has got three siblings and he really likes school. Continue reading “Saman”

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Hales

Hales fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan to Greece with her family one year ago. In the beginning, they were staying in Skaramagas refugee centre for eleven months, but now they live in Athens city centre, in an apartment that was provided by an NGO. They gave them home but they could not help her to enrol her children to school. Continue reading “Hales”

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Saleem

Saleem fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan to Greece with his family one year ago. He just wants his children to go to school and to find a job for himself in order to help his family, as their money is not enough. Continue reading “Saleem”

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Going back to my family

I am Basel and I am 27 years old. My origin is from Palestine, but I was born in Syria as a refugee. In Syria, I was studying at the University as a Chemical engineer. Also, I am a tailor. I fled from Syria because of the war and the bad condition. Thus, I decided to start my journey to Europe. Continue reading “Going back to my family”

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Music helped me a lot to forget

My name is Miran. I come from Iraq and I am 17 years old. Ι left Iraq because Daesh attacked us. They wanted to kill us, so we left our country and we stayed in the mountains with my family and a lot of people for seven days, without food and water. Then, we went to Dohuk near Iraq. We stayed there for one year but there was not any organization to help us and we did not have money. So, we decided to leave Iraq because we could not stay there anymore. My family decided to come to Europe because in Europe there is humanity and there are also organizations that help people. Continue reading “Music helped me a lot to forget”

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I hope to work again with sewing machines

I am Marziye and I am 48 years old. I came from Iran with my family, but my origin is from Afghanistan. I have three boys and one girl. The last two years we live in Greece. We are staying for almost one year and a half at Skaramagas Refugee Centre. Before Skaramagas, we were staying near Piraeus port. Continue reading “I hope to work again with sewing machines”

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