Stories

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

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Volunteer Spotlight: Eiman Behbehani

On today's volunteer spotlight, we have Eiman, an English/Arabic translator/interpreter who has been with us since November 2022. She will be sharing with us why she decided to volunteer for Breaking Barriers, as well as some of her highlights and why people should volunteer for Breaking Barriers.

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Reflecting on my interview with Hamed and Hessam

“The Boy With Two Hearts is a family story, it's a love story, it’s a story of a family leaving their home, their belongings, their identity… everything behind because of simply speaking out for equality and women’s rights”

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Volunteer Spotlight: Sabrina Siudmak

Sabrina is an Advice and Guidance volunteer, who began supporting clients in London in 2019 and has recently been supporting Breaking Barriers with regional expansion by delivering 1:1 employment support to new clients in Birmingham.

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Amin’s story

'They helped me gain my confidence. They helped me speak English better and gain qualification documents to get a job'

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Michael’s story

‘I never wanted to be a burden on others. I am now a writer, a healthcare worker and a support worker who mentors people.’