Despite the many hardships he has encountered already in his life, 17-year-old Yasser* is determined and hopeful he will build a better future for himself through schooling and sports.
Mohamad, a Syrian refugee in his late 20s, belongs to the global 1% of the refugee population who make it to university, according to UNHCR’s latest report on refugee education.
According to UNHCR’s latest report, access to university education for refugees stands at only 1%. Meet Nicole* who has just enrolled at the University of Cyprus. She is among that global 1%.
While the global refugee crises often allows little room for optimism, this exhibition nonetheless sets down a strong statement in hope of positively influencing the negative narrative about refugees and migrants, making these ‘strangers’ visible.
Looking into the lives of asylum-seekers in Cyprus: Τhe story of Marie, a single mother and auto-mechanic
Marie would love to work in the field she is qualified in, and provide for her child, but as she is waiting for a decision on her asylum application she faces many difficulties on a daily basis.
A “forgotten” sewing machine a gives breath of hope to Celine, an asylum-seeker for 8 years in Cyprus
After reading our story about an asylum-seeker who longed for a sewing machine again, a kind stranger responded by offering her his own.