It was difficult to live apart from my husband

Woman, 23 years old from Syria. Now living in Denmark.

My husband fled Syria in 2012, because of the dangerous situation and the fact that the police had captured him. From this time, I didn’t see him until the end of 2016, where we met in Malaysia. We had not seen each other in four – almost five years and this was one of the only places in the world that we could meet at that time. Continue reading “It was difficult to live apart from my husband”

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

Only three of us passed the test, and I was one of them.

Yaseen, 19 years old, from Damascus, Syria.

I was studying in the 10th grade when the war broke out in Syria. My life was easy and comfortable. I had everything I wanted.

I came to Denmark in march 2015. It was difficult in the beginning, but it became easier with time. Continue reading “Only three of us passed the test, and I was one of them.”

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

I wish to continue my studies to become an electrician

Kussai Nema is 24 years old and came to Denmark from Damascus, Syria.

Before the war, I was studying and working. I was studying in high school, and working in a bar. I liked making ‘latte art’ on the cappuccinos. My life was acceptable before the war. I escaped from Syria in the beginning of the war, in 2013, because I feared for my life. Continue reading “I wish to continue my studies to become an electrician”

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

I feel like it is a gift from God

34-year old woman from, Lattakia, Syria,

I want to share my experience with raising my two kids in Sweden instead of in Syria.

I’m from Lattakia in Syria, like my husband. Every woman dreams of having children, and some people get kids right after marriage, while some people wait a little. After we married, we decided to wait a little to have kids, because we wanted to get to know each other better first. Continue reading “I feel like it is a gift from God”

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

Halas drawing

Hala is 7 years old and came to Denmark from Syria.

The weather is nice in Syria, and the nature is beautiful in the spring

 

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

Reems drawing

Reem is 5 years old and came to Denmark from Syria.

While drawing, Reem talks about her house in Syria and her garden full of flowers.

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

I love to play football

Taha is 11 years old, and came to Denmark from Damascus, Syria.

I was in the 1st grade in school when we lived in Syria. Me and my family came to Denmark in 2015 because of the war in Syria. I had a beautiful life in Syria.
In Denmark, first we lived in the camp Sandholm, and then we moved to Aarhus. I began in a school in something called multi class to learn the Danish language. I was one year in this class and then I came to a normal class. I am now in the 4th grade. Continue reading “I love to play football”

Dublin Core: Language: en Subject: a million stories, denmark, syria, refugee, child, soccer, football,

I want to thank the Danes, because they helped me

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,