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Adzo Amouzou’s Story (Togo)

Adzo Amouzou’s Story (Togo)

What was your first day/month like in the US? You can even say that my first night in the United States was horrible. Our plane landed at New York. We were supposed to go back to the same plane, but going through customs and immigration took so long that the plane...
B’s Story (East/Central Africa)

B’s Story (East/Central Africa)

Coming to the USA/Pittsburgh I came to the USA running away from an abusive relationship. When I got here, life was hard. Family was not supportive. I wish I knew then what I know now about the different organizations that help women and children that have been...
Sandra’s Story (Jamaica)

Sandra’s Story (Jamaica)

What are some things you would like others to know about your culture? Our food is different in Jamaica. When people come that is one of the first things that they look for and second is entertainment and music. We have the fastest man and fastest woman in the world,...
Chris-Ann Pink’s Story (Jamaica)

Chris-Ann Pink’s Story (Jamaica)

Hi my name is Chris-Ann Pink. I came to the USA via Miami-Hollywood international airport, where with the help of a loving and kind immigration worker who guided and helped me through the process of claiming asylum. After departing the flight from Jamaica, upon...
Bimala’s Story (Nepal)

Bimala’s Story (Nepal)

My name is Bimala, I am 24 years old and was born in Nepal. I just finished my associate degree in social work from CCAC. Now I am applying to California University of Pennsylvania for a bachelor’s degree in social work. I am excited to start college and learn more at...