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
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.
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.
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.