Majdolin Al Khatib, 14 years old, Al Salam Student – “I left Syria 3 years ago after our hometown went through extensive shelling. We went to Turkey for safety as it was the closest country to us”. – “What advice … Continued

Ghaith and Najeeb

Ghaith, 17-year-old Al Salam School student (left). “My family and I left Syria because the very first casualty of my city, Idlib, was from our family; he wasn’t really a close relative but he had the same last name and … Continued


Nour, 16-year-old, Al Salam School student “In 2012, when the bombardments started in Damascus, my family and I left thinking we’d be back to our normal life in a couple of days. Instead, we spent 8 months moving from one … Continued


Ahmad, 17-year-old, Al Salam School student “I have been here for 4 years. My brother was searched by the government in Idleb for organizing peaceful protests, so we had to flee to Turkey. My brother stayed here but my family … Continued


Mouhammad, 18-year-old, Al Salam school student “When I left Syria three years ago, I spent two years in Reyhanli without studying. I was working in a store to learn a bit of Turkish and make some money to help my … Continued