Hana’s Story

Hana’s Story

Hana "I’m believing in God that good things will happen." ? I had four brothers and seven sisters. I was in school. I enjoyed it. My sisters were there with me, my cousins- all of my family. Life was good. It was at 3 am when we woke to the sound of gunshots and...
Sami’s Story

Sami’s Story

Sami "I was 12 years old when ISIS came." ? We had been living in Sinjar for 6 generations. Our home was our grandfather’s grandfather’s home. I went to school and I would spend my days playing with my friends.   It was the 3rd of August. It was very hot. I was...
Rasm’s Story

Rasm’s Story

Rasm "Many people did not make it and I still don't know if they are alive." ? Before ISIS came to our village I was the community leader and working as a shepherd for my cows and sheep.  At 2am, we got a call to say that ISIS was on their way.   Twenty of my...
Kado’s Story

Kado’s Story

Kado "It wasn’t easy when we arrived, I felt like life was against me" ? In Congo my wife and I were teachers. We were working and we had some security in our country. Then the rebels came and they killed my parents. They killed everyone, they did horrible things...
Agnes’ Story

Agnes’ Story

Agnes "My son was dead, I wanted the other family to lose someone too."   ? When I went to Tutapona for the first time, I had problems. I came here with my 5 children from South Sudan, and I had to leave my husband behind. I heard last April that he had died; he...
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