Julian’s story: ‘I want to empower young people with better financial management’

I had to leave my country because I suspected something related to drugs was happening in my previous job. I decided to leave because I was in fear as these people can be dangerous. Read more

Ahmed's story: "It's an extremely difficult journey"

The journey is seriously life-threatening and the person who takes it has to gamble with his or her life. Read more

Christopher’s story

If there’s one thing I’d want people to take from my story it would be: don’t give up. Just keep going. Read more

Sherwan, former Migrant Help client now a successful businessman

It took nine years for me to be granted refugee status. My wife and I applied for UK citizenship at the same time. We had our ceremonies together, and we were so happy. Read more

Viera Howsam, former volunteer and Migrant Help employee

Being involved with Migrant Helpline made me a better person. I loved seeing former clients making a success of their lives. I can’t imagine my life now without this mixture of people. Read more

Annie Ledger, former Migrant Help CEO

We also got involved with helping trafficking survivors, hearing heartrending stories of exploitation, and how people had found the courage to escape. Read more

Yordanos (DJ Yordi)'s story

My journey to Northern Ireland took me from Ethiopia to Sudan, then to Turkey, then Greece, Romania, Germany and France before arriving in Belfast. Read more

Madhavi: forced to leave Uganda in the 70s, now our Chair

My hope is that at a minimum people can live without fear and survive. Not having to look over their shoulder because somebody’s after them. Having a place to sleep, food and clothing. Read more

Noureldim’s story: "It was a tiring and frightening boat journey."

I really didn’t want to leave Sudan, but my auntie told me that it wasn’t safe for me to stay any more. She said: They killed your friend, and now they are going to kill you as well. Read more

Eskander's Journey

Eskander, an Ethiopian refugee overcame years of adversity to become an elite runner representing Northern Ireland. Read more