Stories - Breaking Barriers


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


Narsina’s story

How to turn a love of art into a career? Narsina* is a pattern designer with ambitions to go to university. 


Sherehan’s story

From working as a human rights lawyer in Cairo, to being one step closer to qualifying as a solicitor in the UK, this is Sherehan's story.


Kizzi’s story

Kizzi chose an apprenticeship at Grant Thornton because of their commitment to support refugees.


Volunteer Spotlight: Stefano

Stefano is an Advice and Guidance volunteer whose background in lecturing has supported refugees into further education and employment.


Volunteer Spotlight: Renee

Renee volunteers with us as an English teacher. Her help has been vital in ensuring our refugee clients receive the English support they need to integrate in the UK.


Q&A from Arash

'...don’t think of refugees as people who are not able to handle or manage things. Believe in them and give them a chance.'