“At that time I was about eight years old, and the police was arresting and imprisoning many innocent civilians for “thinking” of fleeing the country, I did not understand how they were […]
At first we spent a lot of time together, and then we started practicing in a room in Carouge, we practiced more and more, sometimes we had to repeat the same scene several times because we forgot our texts. A year of work, the rehearsals have borne fruit and we began to make real representations.
As we were preparing to spend several weeks in Massawa (at the Red Sea), the authorities limited our stay to 7 days. I discovered a beautiful city, a true pearl that should be part of UNESCO’s heritage.
I never gave up, even though the conditions in the shelters were not pleasant at all. I attended rigorously all our French courses at Les Charmilles and several other French courses given free of charge in several corners of the city of Geneva. Today, I am pleased to have obtained my first volunteer job at Caritas.