Refugee, Tenant & Learner Stories

Refugee tenants

Refugee, Tenant & Learner Stories

Sardar's Story

Sardar has been living in the UK for the past two and half years and in that time he has achieved so much. Through Himilo courses Sardar has gained confidence and English language skills, enabling him to find employment.

Mohammed's story

Moving to Wolverhampton as a refugee, Mohammed met some friends who suggested for him to contact ACH. ACH helped Mohammed with a variety of different things when he arrived in the UK. Firstly, Mohammed was given a house to live in.

Mariam's story

When she came to ACH, she wasn’t confident in speaking English and needed some help getting set up in the UK.

Parisa's Story

Originally from Iran, Parisa moved to Birmingham in April 2016, having spent 5 months in London.

Samir's story

Originally from Sudan, Samir came to the UK already passionate about accountancy, having studied for an Accountancy degree in Sudan. However, Samir had to leave his home country before he was able to finish his degree.

Deq's story

He has completed several courses run by ACH including, English, Maths, Employability and Health & Social Care. Before this he also completed six other courses in another organisation, showing how hard he has worked in order to benefit his new life in the UK.

Lina's story

Originally from Syria, Lina came to the UK two years ago and has received support from ACH Birmingham over the past 4 months.

Ahmad's Story

Coming to the UK from Syria, Ahmad has been with ACH since November 2016, receiving much-needed guidance and support offered by our Birmingham Support Team.

Nicola's Story

Nicola went from being stuck in a dead-end job with no future career prospects, to working for a company where she can change her future and build a career with thanks to our Careers Team in Bristol.