I started to build my network

Manal Tahhan is originally from Damascus, Syria.

I escaped from Syria because my life was threatened there. Before, I lived outside of Damascus. The area was controlled by the army, so I escaped from there to Damascus with my three kids. After that I found a job in the ministry of justice. I worked there as a secretary. After three years from the war, I started to arrange my life in Damascus. It’s no problem. I sent my kids to school. After three years there was a treaty between the Assad-army and the other army, the Isis-army. Continue reading “I started to build my network”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, damascus, refugee,

Crossing the unruly sea to get to the island was like looking at Death

Muhamad, 37 years, and Kouder, 36 years, from Damascus, Syria.

We are brothers and before the war in Syria broke out we lived with our parents, sisters and brothers in a refugee camp in Lebanon, where we arrived in 1994. Life was good in the camp, even though sometimes there were conflicts between different groups. Occasionally we got to work as a mason and a painter, respectively, which made it possible for us to make a living. Continue reading “Crossing the unruly sea to get to the island was like looking at Death”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, refugee, denmark, syria, damascus,

Give us a chance because we are trying our best!

Samer Alfahed is 55 years old and from Damascus, Syria.

I came to Denmark in 2014, on march 6th. In my homeland I owned a factory that made childrens clothes, and girls clothes was our speciality. Before the war my life was very good. I had lots of money and cars. My company was successful and we exported clothes to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait etc. The factory was located in the countryside. Continue reading “Give us a chance because we are trying our best!”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, damascus, refugee