Feelings

Arin Ahmad is a 20 years old Kurdish girl from Syria. She fled from her country due to to the war. Arin expressed her feelings and emotions through art. She shared with us one of her art pieces. Continue reading “Feelings”

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Ahmed

Ahmed is 1 year old. His parents and his ten siblings fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan almost two years ago to come to Greece. Ahmed was born in Greece, in Skaramagas refugee centre. He is the youngest child of a family with eleven children. Continue reading “Ahmed”

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Yousif

Yousif is 6 years old and he fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan with his family and his ten siblings. He has been in Greece for one year and eight months. He comes from a family that has got eleven children and he is one of the nine boys. He really likes going to school and he has got a lot of friends to play there. His teacher said to his parents that he is a very good boy! Continue reading “Yousif”

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Yunis

Yunis is 8 years old and he fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan with his family and his ten siblings. He has been in Greece for one year and eight months. He comes from a family that has got eleven children and he is one of the nine boys. He is well known for his calmness. He likes going to school and playing football and basketball with his brothers and friends. Continue reading “Yunis”

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Rasol

Rasol is 11 years old and he fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan with his family and his ten siblings. They have been in Greece for one year and eight months. When he doesn’t spend time playing football with his brothers and friends, he prefers to draw. He and his older brother are two of the toughest young members of their family. Continue reading “Rasol”

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Karwan

Karwan is 13 years old and he fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan with his family. He has been in Greece for one year and eight months. He comes from a family that has got eleven children and he is one of the nine boys. Football, but also the school are his favourite. His dream is to become a doctor. His teachers have said that he is a very good student and he really likes to learn and communicate with people. Except for his mother tongue, Kurdish, he speaks Greek and English as well. He is really excited that he will be able to go to school soon. Continue reading “Karwan”

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Evan

Evan, who is from Iraqi-Kurdistan, came to Greece with his family. He is 14 years old and one of the nine boys of his family. Evan, like his brothers, loves playing football and spending time with his friends. Very soon, he will be able to join a school class after almost two years that he lives in Greece. He loves that he has a lot of friends in Greece and for sure he will miss them all when the time comes for him and his family to leave Greece. Continue reading “Evan”

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Doman

Doman is 16 years old and he fled from Iraqi-Kurdistan with his family. He has been in Greece for one year and eight months. He is very keen on playing football and his favourite football player is Cristiano Ronaldo. His friends back home and his new friends in Skaramagas refugee camp used to say that he is a very good player and as he says: “I will become a very good and famous football player”. He is one of the toughest young members of his family. He has got ten siblings.
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I have a big family, nine boys and two girls

My name is Jamila Sharafani and I am 41 years old. I live with my children and my husband in Athens. I have a big family, nine boys and two girls. We were born in Mossoul, in Iraq. In Iraq, we used to live in an apartment, like here in Greece. We were sharing the house with my husband’s parents. We do not know when we will go back to Iraq because it is war in Mossoul. We left when we heard that Daech will come to take Mossoul. My husband got shot in his shoulder. We were scared of the war and so we decided to leave. Continue reading “I have a big family, nine boys and two girls”

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