Abdo Kweider is 44 years old, from Damascus, Syria.
In 1988, when I was 14 years old I left my school, because my father got sick, and I started to work. I was the oldest of my siblings, so I helped my father. He was the owner of our family business Kweider Sweets that had existed since 1912.
I left Syria because of the war. It was dangerous for me and for my children to stay I Syria, and that was the reason I had to leave.
Continue reading “I want to thank the Danes, because they helped me”
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, damascus, bakery, aarhus, refugee,
Entisar Youssef is 50 years old and from Qamishli, Syria.
I came to Denmark in 2014. I am from Qamishili in Syria. In Syria, I worked as a chef in restaurants.
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, aarhus, copenhagen, christian, refugee, chef,
Before the war I lived a very nice life. The war came to Qamishli in the beginning of 2014. I am a Christian and ISIS killed all the Christians in Qamishly, so I had to escape. All of my relatives escaped before me. I was the last one to leave. Continue reading “I feel like some other Muslims judge me because I am Christian”
Tamman alkurdi is from Syria
I left Syria on april 22nd 2014 and arrived in Denmark on may 25th. In Syria I was a journalist on Damascus radio, where I was in charge of two programs. One of the programs had a main focus on social topics and was for young adults. I have also educated young adults in journalism.
Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, refugee, journalism, university, syria, denmark, education, aarhus, nyborg, internship
I have a .cand in Arabic literature and culture. In Denmark this education is approved as a bachelor degree. In Denmark I can not find a job as a journalist but I had to go through internships via jobcenter. Continue reading “I would like a job where I can use my education and use my skills”