11 episodes

Together Project, an initiative of MakeWay, connects refugee newcomers and volunteers to build stronger and more integrated communities. This podcast tells stories from our matches.

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Together Project, an initiative of MakeWay, connects refugee newcomers and volunteers to build stronger and more integrated communities. This podcast tells stories from our matches.

    Rita's Experience Finding Work and Family in Canada

    Rita's Experience Finding Work and Family in Canada

    In this episode newcomer Rita discusses the realities, both opportunities and challenges, of settling in Canada, her journey to find work and creating a family through Together Project.

    • 12 min
    Hanna Shares Her Experience as a Newcomer Volunteer

    Hanna Shares Her Experience as a Newcomer Volunteer

    Hanna speaks about her own journey to Canada and how volunteering with Together Project helped her meet new people, support other newcomers and find employment in Toronto.

    • 9 min
    Volunteers Mohammed and Sara on Welcoming Newcomers to Mississauga

    Volunteers Mohammed and Sara on Welcoming Newcomers to Mississauga

    Two dedicated volunteers, Mohammed & Sara, share stories and insights on welcoming newcomers to Mississauga, including the importance of volunteerism and education.

    • 20 min
    A Young Newcomer's Perspective on Settling in Canada

    A Young Newcomer's Perspective on Settling in Canada

    In this episode, Joudy discusses her experience coming to Canada as a young newcomer, continuing university and overcoming social isolation during the pandemic with the help of Together Project volunteers.

    • 14 min
    What Volunteers Have Meant for Jane and Her Family

    What Volunteers Have Meant for Jane and Her Family

    In this episode, Jane shares how volunteers have been able to support her family with career navigation, children’s literacy, and healthcare challenges. Through weekly video chats, Jane has built strong social connections with the volunteers over six months and is now ready to giveback.

    • 13 min
    Ngozi Shares Her Experience Looking for Work in Canada

    Ngozi Shares Her Experience Looking for Work in Canada

    In this new podcast episode, Ngozi shares how Together Project volunteers supported her in finding employment in Canada and how now she wants to volunteer to empower other newcomers.

    • 9 min

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