We are all humans!

We are all humans! We led a normal life and we had many thoughts for the future. When I was in Afghanistan, I worked as an engineer.
In Afghanistan, the situation was not very good due to the war and we were very sad. Sometimes we had to go somewhere else and we wondered if we will go back or not. Maybe a bomb was dropped and that would cause us death. Maybe we wouldn’t be able to go back home. My siblings were married and later I was married too. Although there was a war, I was happy because my family was close to me. Continue reading “We are all humans!”

Dublin Core: Language: en, el Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, refugee, A Million Stories

Even though I am still alive, my daughter is growing up without me

Hello! Μy name is Omar and I am 28 years old. I was born in Afrin and I was studying in Aleppo for four years. After those four years, we had to choose one language between French and English. I chose to study French but my family complained that French is not so popular. They sent me to a village to study English because they thought that English is more important. After that, I studied Economics at a university. I was in the last year of my studies when the war started. Continue reading “Even though I am still alive, my daughter is growing up without me”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: Greece, Syria, refugee, A Million Stories

Afraid of the trucks, the sea, the ghosts and the lions

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Afraid of the trucks, the sea, the ghosts and the lions”
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Afraid of the rain and the sea

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Afraid of the rain and the sea”
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Maria is afraid of the sea and the lions

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Maria is afraid of the sea and the lions”
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Burkan is afraid of volcanoes

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Burkan is afraid of volcanoes”
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Afraid of the storms and thunders

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Afraid of the storms and thunders”
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Afraid of the sea and the rain

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Afraid of the sea and the rain”
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Afraid of the clowns

In a workshop that took place in Veria’s refugee centre, we read the book “The painter who painted a blue horse” at a group of refugee children. The main theme of the book was to teach children to follow their beliefs and to go against their fears with confidence. In the end, we asked them to draw their fears and put them into a box, so later we could take the fears away.
“Afraid of the clowns”
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Dublin Core: Language: en, el Subject: Greece, Syria, refugee, A Million Stories