My Father Was a Society Man
I told him I was a Christian, that I could not follow him into secret society.
"He left me with two babies and went to Libya ... I wemt to Libya, but I didn't find him."
The Journey: My Drawings Show Sorrows Along the Way
The people that transport you, they don’t show love.
Belonging: My Dream is to Help People Make Life Better
Everyone has his own road and his own destiny.
Why We Flee: Going to Libya was Hell
I said, “God, OK, if today is my last day, let it be.”
Arrival: I Want to Work
" I want to leave something for my children and grandchildren. The Italians give me a place to sleep and food, but I need help finding a job..."
Why We Flee: I Don't Know How to Be Happy
“Call your family. Send money.” I said, “I don’t have family. I am an orphan.”
I Left Because of Religious Conflict
I wanted to stay in Africa, but I wanted my life to be secure, so I came to Europe.
In Libya Life is No Good
The first day I came to Italy, I had a friend, an Italian friend.
They Survived Libya
The journey is very, very risky. Many people died — a lot.
“God Knows Who I Am; He will Help Me”
God knows what I am, so He will help me.
“Dad, Where Are You Taking Me?”
My story is very sad.
“We Tried to Protect Our Village”
I turn off the video … so they won’t feel sad.
The Journey: My Life Was at Risk
I said, “God, I left my country because I don’t want to die and now people are dying in the desert.”
Countries of Origin