Khan/Afghanistan/14 years old/
Kahn's father was killed by Taliban on 2014. his mother saved money to help her son escape from the armed conflict in Afghanistan and start his journey to Europe.
Kahn wrote on the picture "I love my Country" in Persian.
Abdalhadi/16 years old/Syria.
Abdalhadi traveled to Italy with his older brother and currently lives at a refugee camp while he studies Italian.
Asxabiga/Somalia/26 years old/
Asxabiga was deported from Libya and returned to Somalia and has to pay $14.000 to complete his journey to Italy.
"I only like my love" talking about his girlfriend.
Nimco/Somalia/19 years old
I love my Mom, I love my country Somalia.
Khalid/Hargeisa-Somaliland/25 years old/
Khaldi is fluent in Somali, English, Arabic, Chinese and understands French.
He first took a flight from Somaliland to Iran, then took a car from there to Turkey and finally a small boat from Turkey to Crotone in Italy, spending a total of $13,000 in transportation.
Ahmad/Afghanistan/23 years old
World is my country.
Ayoub/Afghanistan/22 years old.
Ayoub wrote in Persian that he feels lonely, his family was killed by Daesh and he has traveled alone to Europe hoping to start a new life away from conflict in France.
Salah/16 years old/Egypt
Salah's family paid 3.000 Euros for his transportation from Egypt to Italy, he came on a small boat through the Mediterranean sea.
Ahmed/Hargeisa-Somalia/20 years old/
It took Ahmed 4 months and a half to arrive to Lampedusa in Italy and he spent $7.300 for his transportation.
Ahmed wrote in Somali:
" God make my dream come true" and " If you make efforts you will succeed".
Abfaahmad/Egypt/23 years old.
Abfaahmad decided to write the word "Ospite" after his name, Ospite translates to "guest" in english and is what was written on his ID given by the refugee camp in Italy.
Abdi Fatah/Somalia/20 years old
Abdi wrote in Somali:
"you hurt my heart my dear, you hurt my heart".
Ahmed/Egypt/16 years old.
Ahmed drew a representation of the boat that brought him from Egypt to Europe.
Nikghadam/Afghanistan/18 years old.
Khan/Afghanistan/16 years old.
Letter to friends and family.
Islam/Egypt/16 years old.
Hamdi/Egypt/17 years old.
Hamdi's family spent 3.000 Euros for a boat to take Hamdi to Italy's coast navigating through the Mediterranean sea.
Hamdi drew the flag of his country and a flower.
Shiine Abdi Kiinal/23 years old/Somalia.
Shiine did the most common journey from Somalia to Italy which consists on crossing Ethiopia, Sudan, Libya and after a boat trip arriving in Italy, he spent a total of $10.000 on transportation.
"All my life is you my mother". and "Not everyone is close to you" from a song that he likes.
Romony/Egypt/15 years old.
Romony drew the Pyramids as a symbol that reminds him of his country.
Kaite/Sudan/22 years old.
Casiis/Somalia/20 years old/
Letter to friends and family.
Abdi Rashid/Somaliland/25 years old/
Abdi crossed 3 different countries before reaching Italy and spent $6.000 for transportation. he decided to decorate the photo with several hashtags and a love letter to his girlfriend.
Kang/Somalia/16 years old.
Kang wrote a love sentence for his girlfriend.
Rohullah/Afghanistan/19 years old.
Rohullah was not able to assist to school and only knows how to speak persian but cannot write it or read it, a friend helped by writing his name on the photo and Rohullah decorated.
Hyabu/Eritrea/25 years old.
Hyabu traveled through Ethiopia, Sudan and Libya before reaching Italy and paid $5,500 for transportation.
"From Eritrea, new city Milano".
Husni/Somalia/20 years old/
Husni traveled through 4 different countries before arriving to Italy and spent around $10.000 for his transportation.
Husni wrote I love you in Somali.