13 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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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

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

    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.  

    • 11 min
    Feven on Building a Community for Newcomers

    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. 

    • 12 min
    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

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