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Many of the children growing up in the sprawling camp surrounding Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, have no access to formal education. On the cusp of adulthood, they face an uncertain future.
Yorely is 24 years old. She is the mother of little Nayeli, who at only one year old already travelled three countries in six days.
Three European Red Cross societies have launched a joint initiative that focuses on the social integration of refugees and asylum-seekers. The two-year project runs under the acronym ARCI and is implemented by the IFRC in partnership with the German, Bulgarian and Croatian Red Cross.
In spite of having left behind a life, the neighbors “Brisas de amor”, as they call themselves, say that they never let themselves be won over by bitterness or sadness.
30 refugees and asylum seekers participate in a programme that enables them to share knowledge and experience about life in Italy with new arrivals. During the sessions, they study the legal statuses of migrants and refugees, their rights and responsibilities and ways to access services in different regions of Italy.