Stories

FATUN

 

Fatun’s confidence and English language skills have increased massively, and thanks to BDSWA she now has a health service qualification.

 

Check out her experiences

MISKI

 

A local resident for just under a decade, Miski now works as a carer.

Originally from Somali, her story shows what BDSWA has achieved for her.

 

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MOEZA

 

Having lived locally for over 16 years, Moeza is a very active volunteer. She now provides vital advice to others.

 

 

 

Her story is here

FATMIRE

 

Originally from Albania, Fatmire volunteers locally whilst caring for her disabled son. The BDSWA has played an immensely important role in her life.

 

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ZULEKA

 

Arriving alone from Tanzania some 10 years ago, the BDSWA has helped Zuleka integrate into the area, learn skills and make new friends.

 

Zuleka’s story is here

AYIAN

 

Experiencing social isolation and anxiety, Ayian benefitted greatly from training and help for all the family from the BDSWA.

 

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HALIMA

 

Communicating in English has been a top priority for Halima, and becoming part of the community too.

 

This is what she has to say

The snappy pen-picture stories have been written by Giulia Damiani following interviews with many women using project services. Intern Natasha Ereira-Guyer interviewed Ayan; and here is Ayan’s story.