A escaped war in his country of birth and came to the UK. After overcoming language and cultural barriers, he is now applying to study at university. As part of his university application, he would like to undergo a First Aid course with St John's Ambulance, driven by the desire to be able to help others in life threatening circumstances. Sometimes it is only when one witnesses the many deaths of others that the preciousness of life in all its forms comes clear.
A is a fifty five year old man who has recently been guaranteed refugee status in the UK with his fifteen year old son. They are on low income at the moment and cannot afford to buy a bed. Can you offer support to A by providing a lovely bed for some calm nights sleep after all he has been going through.
N is a refugee who is currently attending English classes at college. He is struggling financially due to unemployment and walks to college, which is almost 2 miles away, instead of taking the bus. He is often late for class, therefore requires your help to purchase a bicycle to make his commute easier. N hopes to improve his English in order to start applying for jobs. Your support will greatly help N during his time of difficulty.
A disabled refugee from Nigeria, recently given leave to remain in the UK after many years, has been given an empty flat. She is asking for £120 for a used washing machine, delivery charges and a small table. She has no furnishings as she has previously lived in a shared accommodation. Both items are important because of her disability. She would be grateful for your help, as she has a long list of items she must purchase and is on very limited benefits.
A Kurdish refugee family with three children are living in Leeds and struggling with finances, due to the cost of heating and some rental housing issues. Their refrigerator has stopped working and is too old and broken to repair. She is asking for £120 for a refrigerator and to cover the cost of delivery to the home. She loves to cook and, with small children, finds it difficult to shop every day for their food. Please help them during this stressful time.
A thirty two year old refugee from Yemen is living in Leeds and exploring options for employment. However, his laptop needs repairing and he would like to purchase a used printer at a cost of £140, as quoted by the technician. He is asking for your help to be able to have what he needs to work in his area of expertise, and manage his limited benefits during a time when so many costs overwhelm him.
A thirty five year old asylum seeker from Iran has been offered a college English course and is asking for £150 for a smart phone and data. He so wants to learn English and yet has no means to research, as well as to keep in contact with his solicitor about his asylum case. He is a Christian who wants to use the phone and data to attend online church. Please help him to have what he needs to manage his life, learn, and keep in touch.
A thirty six year old Iranian asylum seeker has been housed in Leeds in small, shared accommodation without appliances. She is asking for £120 to purchase some used basic items such as a small fridge, vacuum cleaner and iron. As an asylum seeker, she is not allowed to work, and receives only a few pounds a day to live on. She is asking for your help to purchase what she needs to keep her home clean and store her food safely.
A is young refugee who has been fortunate enough to move to a council property which is unfurnished. He was able to get flooring provided and now needs a fridge to make his new house a home. A is living on benefits and looking actively for work, but has not been successful yet. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
F is an Asylum seeker, he is not working and he needs a phone top up to speak to his family and friends back home. He lives alone. He is getting depressed because he has not spoken to his children in a long time. He would be so happy to receive this support because it will stop him from feeling lonely and also improve his mental health.