I didn’t want to escape, I decided to stay and deal with the situation; even when all the international personnel packed and went away. PROYECTO HABESHA
Renas Alhamad
“No quería escapar, decidí quedarme y enfrentar la situación; aun cuando todo el personal internacional empacó y se fue.”

Renas is a young man from the Hasakah Province in Syria. As being the only man in a family of his parents and sisters, since the age of 14 Renas started working in order to help the familiar economy. When he finished High School in 2012 the conflict began to take shape, therefore he migrated to Lebanon and stayed for 4 months working in restaurants in Baalbeck and Beirut, however he had to go back to Damascus.

Once that the conflict increased, all the family of Renas migrated to Germany, nevertheless, he stayed in the Domiz Refugee Camp, Iraq working for “ACTED” a humanitarian organization. This with the hope that he could be accepted in the Habesha Project to begin with his Superior Education in Mexico.

After 6 months of waiting, the candidacy of Renas was accepted and he achieved to be welcomed in Mexico on September 27th, 2017. Now his dream is to learn Spanish as fast as possible to drop in a degree in International relations at Universidad Iberoamericana. Once graduated, Renas wants to work with Non-Governmental Organizations in topics of Human Rights and Humanitarian Labour.


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