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

Support at the frontline: Why young people become soldiers

War zones are never like play yards, every moment there can be bullets and bombs devitalising people’s life, yet young men and women still attend the war on their initiatives. By Jiaxin He (Ellen) Jacob Palmer Bjerborg’s wife was pregnant with their son, waiting for him to come back and hug the baby as a … More Support at the frontline: Why young people become soldiers