Sharing stories is incredibly powerful, but for people who are have experienced trauma and persecution, as well as destitution here in the UK, it can be frightening and difficult, especially if they have concerns about the safety of family members back home.
All the stories on this page have been shared with full permission. We usually change peoples' names at their request, as well as other details such as specific locations or organisations. The photos we use have also been taken with full consent to use on our website but don't necessarily relate to the individuals in the story. We want to thank everyone who has been willing to share their stories with us over the years.