Mary-Sanyu Osire

Saleban Mohamed Nour: We had nothing, yet we kept relying on each other

Growing up in Mogadishu, I acquired a number of skills in different areas such as car washing and painting. These skills became so important when I got to Yemen. For the 20 years that I lived there, I switched jobs, depending on what paid best.

Salah Mohamed Abdala: We Lived In Fear of Attacks

I am 40 years old, and the father of two children aged nine and seven. I worked in Yemen as a tailor for 25 years.

Mohamed Abdi Yusuf: My Feet Have Carried Me Back

When I was a young boy, I yearned to leave Somalia. I wanted to travel wherever my feet could carry me, in search of a better life. Eventually, I attempted to travel to Europe through Libya.

Fadumo Ahmed Omer: I Hope I Will Join My Family Soon…

I lived with my family in Al Mukalla, Yemen for close to 10 years. We had a blessed life together. When the war broke out, we thought it would pass.