Stories - Breaking Barriers

Stories

Find out what we've been up to, and discover first-hand stories from refugees, volunteers and our partners

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Ahmad’s story

After arriving in the UK, Ahmad experienced hardship living in limbo. Now, with a new sense of security, he is on a graduate scheme to pursue his dream. This is his story.

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A very fond farewell

The time has come for Matt Powell, our Founder and CEO, to leave Breaking Barriers.

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National Poetry Day: Refuge

Our wonderful employment adviser, Seraye, wrote this poem inspired by the experiences of refugees she has worked and volunteered with over the years.

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A year of impact

We’ve had our best year yet, and a lot of that success is thanks to you - our supporters.

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Daryna’s Story

From being a student in Ukraine and facing adversity as a 19-year-old female, to studying at university in the UK, this is Daryna's story.