“I learned to speak and write in Greek”

I am Mohammed and I am seven years old. I go to the A2 class at the school in Haidari. At school, I learned to speak and write in Greek, and I can talk to my friends at school.
I like to play out in the schoolyard, play with computers and doing physical exercises. I like maths and Greek language very much.
My best friend at the camp (Refugee Center of Skaramagas) is Sami and Zachra! Continue reading ““I learned to speak and write in Greek””

Dublin Core: Language: aig Subject: Greece, Afghanistan, Iran, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories

“I learned Greek in the prison’s school”

I am Ahmad, Palestinian born in Syria. I am 22 years old and I was living in Hamma. Me and my mum went from Syria to Turkey in March 2016. At first, we went to Idlib illegal. From there to Istanbul and then to Izmir where we met the smuggler and travelled by boat to Mitilini. Continue reading ““I learned Greek in the prison’s school””

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

“I want to finish my studies”

My name is Mosab, I am 23 years old and I was living in Homs, Syria. It has been five months now that I live in Greece. I left Syria because of the war. I also had to join the army but I did not want to. I would like to go to Germany, my brother and some cousins stay there. Continue reading ““I want to finish my studies””

Dublin Core: Language: bah Subject: Greece, Syria, Homs, refugee, Asylum, A Million Stories, Germany

Lawyer to be

Mohamad Khaled Nabaa is 20 years old and he came from Aleppo, Syria. Mohamad and his family have been in Greece for one and a half year. He is sharing his story in English. His dream is to study and become a lawyer so to be able to help other refugees in need. Continue reading “Lawyer to be”

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

“I am safe in Greece”

I am Fateme Hussain Zade. I am from Herat, Afghanistan. I was nine years old when we left Afghanistan and came to Iran. I was married to an Iranian man and God gave me five children. At first, Iran was a very good place to stay but then, they did not keep my children at the school. They told us “You must go back to your country or stay in the camp”. In my country, the war was going on, they were fighting and they did not allow us to work legally. Continue reading ““I am safe in Greece””

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

“I am happy that my children are going to school”

I am Bidaa from Iraq, I am a refugee in Greece. I have two children. One son and one daughter. My son is 10 years old and my daughter is 8 years old. Now I am living in Skaramagas camp (refugee center). I came from Iraq to Turkey. We stayed in Turkey about 10 – 15 days. Then, we crossed the sea to come in Greece. We stayed in Chios island for 7 days and afterward we came to Athens. Continue reading ““I am happy that my children are going to school””

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

“I stayed here to wait for my son”

My name is Munir Nabaa. I came from Syria, the Aleppo city. I am 45 years old.
We were living in Aleppo, but when the problems started we left Aleppo and went to Idlib. We lived there for a short time. We didn’t have work because of the crisis. So we went to Turkey. We lived there for one year and we didn’t have money to pay the rent. We didn’t have any money. Continue reading ““I stayed here to wait for my son””

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