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.
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.
Ahmad from Afghanistan: I worked in a shoe shop already in high school
Mr Ahmad Abassi started high school as an adolescent. He was trying to earn money for his studies working part-time in a shoe shop. However, his income was not sufficient and his family could not afford to finance his education.
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...
Sofia Inna from Ukraine: I want to use the chance to start a new life
Sofia left her home in Ukraine at the age of 20. Her departure was motivated by family reasons, desire for independence and earning some money abroad.
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.
Ricky Lagarde from the Philippines: After returning home with IOM help, I can support my family
Mr Lagarde left the Philippines for Slovakia in order to make a living. In the course of more than six years, he changed a number of jobs -