My aspirations are to become a surgeon, buy my parents their own house, and sell my art.
I had a meeting with Nicolás Maduro, the president of Venezuela, and he insulted me.
We can’t keep everything for ourselves. We pray that the foundation will grow because the people of Afghanistan, they need help now.
Nowadays, the journalist is persecuted and intimidated, and tortured for showing reality in a photo or image.
We walked until we thought we must be lost. A truck driver gave me a ride. It took seven hours. Can you imagine how many days that would have taken to walk?
"How did they have the courage and strength to run from the bombs, through the cities and the snipers and the rebels and Assad’s army and ISIS to this hopeless barren potato field?"
To think of the danger it was to leave my country, to come here, is less than to know that my daughter could have died that day.
I pray most of all for my children who are still in Afghanistan and Iran.
"He left me with two babies and went to Libya ... I wemt to Libya, but I didn't find him."
Amina is one of countless indomitable refugee mothers in the world
Women of the World
The people of Europe, they that think that we just came here to look for money. No!
There are many desperate people…
When I dropped oﬀ my first carload … I asked, “May I stay and help?”
You have to have faith and trust in humanity.
Everyone has his own road and his own destiny.
It was hard to be gay in my country. You can’t live as a [free] man.
The first day I came to Italy, I had a friend, an Italian friend.