Refugees and Mental Health: The Hidden Pandemic and the Value of Kindness

Reading Time: 3 minutes   By Agnese Pierobon, Sona Circle I remember a couple of weeks after my move to a new country, I was walking around, trying my best not to get lost in a city unknown to me, when out of the blue, I heard a friendly voice. I turned and saw a refugee from the camp […]

Miss Manchester, Miss Yorkshire and an aspiring 2020 Olympic swimmer

Reading Time: 3 minutes   What do the current Miss Manchester 2018/19, Miss Yorkshire 2018/19 and an aspiring 2020 Olympic swimmer have in common? Aside from a future filled with the opportunity of fame and glory, this trio of talented individuals who have already displayed an distinct talent for propelling themselves into the spotlight for their remarkable achievements in […]

Poems by Refugees

Reading Time: 2 minutes Some of our readers and followers on Instagram, have sent in some of their poetry inspired by refugees and their own journeys. The Guilt Trip The infant soul, pelted stonesTo save it’s father from greedy souls.The father lost at zero cost, made the infant weep.The infant wept and blamed itself for not pelting enough.Later, the […]

Info Migrants

Reading Time: 2 minutes Need to network in a new country? There’s an app for that Starting over as a newly arrived migrant seems like an insurmountable task. A new app is trying to help migrants settle and link them up with networking opportunities, including employment. It can be difficult to advertise one’s skills as a refugee or to […]

ABC News

Reading Time: 3 minutes   For highly skilled refugees, an opportunity to translate language skills into work by Davi Merchan, ABC News LONDON — Ahmed fled Syria knowing he might never return. He understood he would have to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, to the life he had worked so hard to build. But he never thought […]

House of Humanity Refugee Centre in Lesbos Pt 1

Reading Time: < 1 minute     Sandy is a 30-year-old refugee from Nepal who currently lives on the Island of Lesbos in Greece. She previously worked as a marketing manager in Nepal before switching to a career in Nursing to look after her grandmother when she fell ill. Hear Sandy’s story about her life prior to becoming displaced.

Khora Community Centre, Athens

Reading Time: < 1 minute     A quick look at one of the Centres for Refugees in Athens, Rami (interviewee) shares some critical insights into the real life of Refugees, as well as touching upon the Social media channels the community uses.