I am a migrant is a space for people on the move to share their personal stories and journeys, challenge stereotypes, and lead the narrative on migration.
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People migrate for various reasons; because they want peace, because they are seeking a better education or to be with their family, for example. This strength and motivation we have is an engine that must be used to keep the ball rolling.
1,722 KMof courage
The best thing I have ever done as an entrepreneur and a migrant is to persevere. I learned this from my grandfather, who was also a migrant
2,799 KMof courage
We must always keep a positive spirit because whatever the difficulties, experiences in countries cannot be compared.
Jeanne Vao (Mama Jeanne)
1,279 KMof courage
Each person must do something in order to change the world, so that the world becomes a better place. Even if it might seem insignificant, a small step will do.
2,600 KMof courage
I believe that everyone has skills to offer, but learning to be an entrepreneur is key.
7,200 KMof courage
I am not ashamed of who I truly am. I will join my fellow brothers and sisters to celebrate Pride united and proud.
700 KMof courage
What I would like the most is to have my valid residency card so I can live peacefully.
8,900 KMof courage
Now, away from my home, I strongly realize that I really love my country and my people.