Meet Mayss

Meet Mayss

What does empowerment mean to you? Becoming stronger and more confident, reaching my goals, continuous learning, ending injustice to women in the world, being productive, and finding opportunities and seizing them. Do you have a role model who inspires you and why?...
Meet Sajida

Meet Sajida

What does empowerment mean to you? Empowerment is the thing everyone needs to reach his goals! Without someone who believes in you, you will not make a change in the world. Do you have a role model who inspires you and why? My mom is my role model. She has had many...
Transform through education

Transform through education

Framing the Issue The H&M Foundation and Kiron’s targeted project, “Building a Learning Environment for Study Success (BLESS)”, is responsible for creating an innovative and supportive learning environment for refugees to achieve study success. One of the key...
Transform through Education

Transform through Education

Framing the Issue As part of the H&M Foundation’s continued commitment to education, it partnered with Kiron Open Higher Education, a nonprofit organization that uses digital innovation to provide refugees with access to quality higher education. One of the main...
Rima

Rima

Rima’s Story   I like to listen to what my heart says and do what I want. My name is Rima, I am a Kurdish 21-year-old girl from Aleppo, Syria. First, my family lived in the Kurdish regions in Syria in the North, but there were always problems with Arabs and...
Ehab

Ehab

Ehab’s Story   I left Syria because I did not want to kill anyone! I did not want to go to army so I had to leave my home. You receive a letter from the government telling you that they want you for the army. You do not have a choice. The government will come to...