Tahmina

Tahmina

  TAHMINA’s STORY Tahmina is a photographer from Afghanistan. This is her story!  Minor editing for conciseness and clarity* “I moved to Canada in summer of 2019. It’s hard (laughs) when you’re coming from Afghanistan where the culture is different. To be on...
Massihullah

Massihullah

 MASSIHULLAH’s STORY Having recently arrived in Canada, Massihullah, a beneficiary of Jumpstart’s WES gateway program, shared with us the highlights of his experiences, challenges and growth in his new home. This is his story! “Moving to Canada was a big thing....
Martina

Martina

SUCCESS STORY WITH MARTINA Martina utilized Jumpstart’s mentorship and Refugee Talent Hub program. Arriving in Canada with her children and with hopes for a fresh start, she describes some of her experiences in an interview with us. This is her story!   “At the very...
Samar

Samar

SUCCESS STORY WITH SAMAR Samar is a beneficiary of Jumpstart’s mentorship and Refugee Talent Hub program. Having arrived in Canada, Samar left her entire life in Sudan behind, including her career. She was searching for opportunities to network when she was introduced...
Moni

Moni

INTERVIEW WITH MONI Moni is a refugee and Jumpstart mentee who overcame immense personal and professional challenges to jumpstart her life and career 3 different times in 3 different countries; Syria, Lebanon and Canada. From a low-income refugee to a financial coach...
Almila

Almila

INTERVIEW WITH ALMILA Almila is a recently settled refugee from Turkey. Upon arrival in Toronto, Almila was searching for opportunities to gain professional guidance, and she found the Welcome Talent Canada mentorship program. We asked her about her experience coming...