How it is to be an asylum seeker in Finland

by Jiaxin He (Ellen) Being a refugee is always harder than most people’s expectation, even after their arrival in a safe and well-developed country. When an asylum seeker, leaving everything he or she had in the war zone, comes to a Scandinavian country which was only seen on the Internet and newspaper before, life gets … More How it is to be an asylum seeker in Finland

NGOs face difficulties in helping refugees – not a money issue

As one of the most northern countries receiving refugees in the European Union, Finland is still exploring a way to help these people coming with misery and completely different culture backgrounds. NGOs here share a heavy responsibility for receiving and integrating refugees. Even when NGOs get enough finance support from the Finnish government, they meet … More NGOs face difficulties in helping refugees – not a money issue