Amach means fire. She has lived her whole life in Kakuma refugee camp. Her parents fled South Sudan. "My worse part in the camp is when I am called a refugee. I feel like the world has turned its back on me, but I persevere because life is all about perseverance."
Lula Abdulkhadir Modhar. My country is Somalia, though I was born in Mombasa. As the firstborn child I have to be an example to my siblings, especially my sisters. I give my family hope.
My name is Nhial Alek Tabitha and I was born in Southern Sudan in a village called Magali. Life in my country is not easy to cope with because every day there is war, and you cannot sleep a single minute without hearing gunshots.
My name is Sarah Nyajuok Gik. We South Sudanese are really behind, so in my country I want to improve my lifestyle and hot have the fighting that is happening there. I want to be educated.
I am Nyimoch Chuol Wel from Ethiopia. Though the schools I have gone to were more than one hour from home, we didn't care about walking all the way because our core business was education.
My name is Rita Monday Tom. I was born in Cewale Village, South Sudan. My birth took place at home because in those days there were no hospitals due to my country being underdeveloped.
My name is Fardosa Ali Hassan. The best part of living in the camp is the continuation of my education and worst part is when I hear that there is a bomb blast or war in my homeland, Somalia.
I am Zahira Habila Ariss. My country of origin is Sudan. It was the largest country on the African continent but is now divided into two: North and South Sudan.
My name is Christine Bachoke. I was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Life in Kakuma is not that good because you are not free to do what you ned to do. On the other hand it is good because we are still alive and can get free education and strive for the future.
I am Esther Nyakong from South Sudan. I have so many questions. Why is Canada peaceful? Why is it a great country. Is there racism in Canada? Are there black people like me? How are your politicans?