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.
Aya Reflects on One Year in Canada
In this episode, Aya a newcomer from Syria in our Welcome Group program reflects on her first year in Canada, the challenges of being a young newcomer, her education goals and the importance of social connections.
Feven on Building a Community for Newcomers
In this episode Feven, a newcomer participant and volunteer from our Welcome Group program, shares her experience building a community of support and how she is giving back by volunteering.
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.
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.
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.
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.