Kata from Serbia: Now I can concentrate on a job that provides me with resources for living

Kata left Serbia when she was 21 years old. Back at home, she lived with her mother and studied law. She tried to earn some extra money through various part-time jobs, but it was not enough.
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Minh from Vietnam: Without IOM support, I could not have returned home

Mr Minh left his native country of Vietnam in 2008, came to Slovakia legally and found employment as a factory worker.
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Ivan from Ukraine: After returning home, what I needed most was accommodation and work. With the help of IOM, I got both.

Ivan lost his residence permit in Slovakia. At the same time, he recieved an entry ban covering the European Union.
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Hassan from Iraq: We did not know what the future would hold for us. With the help of IOM we could stand on our own two feet again

The situation at home was unstable and both living conditions and future prospects were worsening. Therefore the family decided to leave.
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Faisal from Afghanistan: I am satisfied, I have a job in grocery store and stable income.

Faisal fled Afghanistan when he was 14 years old. His family faced threats and decided to send their son to a safe place, hoping for his better life in Europe.
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Emre from Georgia: Thanks to a good idea I got a job, I don’t need to look for it abroad

Emre from Georgia obtained a scholarship at a university in Bratislava in 2015. However, the scholarship and even having occasional part-time jobs could not...
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Anna and Fedir from Ukraine: We are relieved, finally we do not have to worry about our leaking roof

The couple from Ukraine lives in an older family house in the mountainous Ivano-Frankivsk region. Due to its location, the house is exposed to a big amount of rain and snow. The family had long been bothered by a leaking roof as the water was destroying the walls and ceiling.
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Samer from Iraq: IOM assistance played a major role in my life

Samer Hasani found himself in a difficult personal situation in Iraq. He decided to go to Europe, after saving money for the journey for a long time.
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