Maryam’s new-found hope: the story of a life that begins anew

“My life was beyond hope. I was thrown into the street with my three children and I was expecting a child. I had lost my confidence, I would have likely taken my own life because of the psychological pressure I was under”. This is how Maryam, a 32-year-old Sudanese refugee and single mother of four, […]


Unstoppable Malika

Malika showing a dessert she produced.

“I am a rural girl; I got married at the age of 16 and my father taught me how to drive using a Peugeot car”. The incipit of Malika’s story could be the opening line of a coming-of-age novel. But her story is much more than this. The now 47-year-old Libyan woman was sent off […]