“I have to be strong and believe in myself”

Hello! I came from Syria, from Aleppo and I am Kurdish. I speak four languages and now I am learning German and Greek a little bit.  I am alone here. I left my country four years ago. I am alone here and my family is in Aleppo-Afrin. I was in Turkey for three years and then I came to Chios island.

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A lot of new friends

My name is Abdullah and I am from Syria. I am 18 years old and I studied in Syria for 10 years. Then I had to left school because of the war. I moved to Damascus to go to Turkey. I stayed there for two weeks. Then I moved here in Greece.

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“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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“I like cooking”

My name is Mustafa and I’m 32 years old. I started my journey from Syria to Turkey and then to Chios. My family stayed in Turkey because we did not have enough money to travel all together. I had two kids but unfortunately, the one died 15 days after his birth. Yesterday, the 26th of February my wife gave birth to a boy. Continue reading ““I like cooking””

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The sun

Fatun from Syria drew how she feels living in Greece, after the discussion we had about the school and her new friends. Continue reading “The sun”

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