Mauria is from India. He studies medicine in Georgia. For him language is the biggest barrier ... though he finds that not many locals are open to friendship. On 16 November, International Tolerance Day, we are reminded that racism, discrimination and xenophobia harm all of society. But everyone, everywhere can take action to spread compassion, tolerance and acceptance. Prepared by Tolerance and Diversity Institute - TDI, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway, under IOM’s EMERGE project. Read full article in GEO here
Lamara Iobidze lives in Kutaisi and runs a toy store. She has spent nearly two years in Greece and returned to Georgia in February 2021 to open the toy shop with IOM’s return and reintegration assistance.
Zeyad left Dubai in 2016 and came to study in Georgia. During the time spent in Georgia, he managed to learn the language and make many friends, including locals. COVID-19 has had big impact on Zeyad’s everyday life.
Khushhali is a 20-year-old woman from Jodhpur, the second-largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. She came to Georgia to pursue medical studies at the Caucasus International University.