Case Studies

Only The Oppressed is a short documentary film exploring the experiences of three people who have sought asylum in the UK, one of whom is a Pathways to Independence service user.

Filmed in Hull, Brighton and Croydon, Khalid, Adnan and Bahrooz talk candidly about their incredible stories from the conflicts they left behind in Iraqi-Kurdistan to being imprisoned in Greece on the route the displaced take everyday in search of a safe life.

A film by: Alexander Hopley, Edward Prince, Joshua Palfreyman, Phillip Wood and Rozh Ahmad.

Seeing the Potential Within

By admin | September 18, 2016

This case study provides a brief insight into the journey of a young woman from Burundi and her participation in the Pathways to Independence program. Her identity is protected within the case study using a pseudonym. Francine left Burundi 17 years ago fleeing war conflict to the Republic of Congo but met further conflict there … Read more

Education, Volunteering and Independence

By admin | September 18, 2016

Adam Yasir arrived in the UK in November 2007 as a refugee, seeking asylum from war torn Darfur, Sudan. Arriving in the Pathways to Independence (Pathways) Croydon office Adam remembers his first experience of Pathways like it was yesterday. ”On the first day I arrived at Pathways’ offices, I was met with friendly, smiley faces,” says … Read more

A Pathway To Partnership

By admin | September 18, 2016

RASP is a V Funded project founded in April 2008 and based in Brighton. The organisation helps welcome young refugees and asylum seekers to their Brighton and Hove community. Through befriending, mentoring and offering a regular drop in meeting, RASP helps bring young people together in a safe, supportive and fun environment to socialise, share … Read more