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Refugee entrepreneurs just keep going because they are used to difficult situations

Because they are used to fight against bad circumstances, entrepreneurs with a refugee background have an ability and the mindset to overcome the most adverse circumstances. Olaf, head of the Social Impact Lab in Munich and THSN partner for Refugee Start-Ups in Germany is optimistic. He thinks that it might take more time for refugee entrepreneurs to understand if their business works, but they will make it also through this challenge.

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Our refugee entrepreneurs miss each other and our networking events

We talked to Stefanie, Project Manager at FITT gGmbh in Germany, who explained how COVID-19 outbreak had impacted their work. To continue supporting refugees to create their own business, FITT rapidly reorganized its activities online and provided help to all entrepreneurs. With the hope of being able to laugh together soon. Watch the video to learn more.

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I have to market my project

A smart robot that runs along pipelines or refineries piping, detecting leaks, and eventually to repair them. This is Ahmad’s idea, one of the incubated projects of The Human Safety Net program for Refugees Start-ups in France with SINGA France.

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#THSNinAction update

This pandemics is isolating the people we are helping. More than ever, The Human Safety Net is in action!

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For me, it’s essential to give my life meaning

Teferi Kassa feared for his life in Ethiopia after he was involved in a project for the repair and distribution of wheelchairs. Since his escape in 2016, he has lived with his family in Baden. He is awaiting the outcome of his asylum petition. He has always been concerned with the need to create a secure future for himself and others. The “Dreisprung” association is seeking partnerships, training rooms, administrative support, and much more.

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I am just an employee who gives his time

I am a regional manager of Generali's salaried sales force in France. Since October, I have also been the coach of Lacina, a refugee entrepreneur, accompanied by the THSN Incubator in Montreuil, near Paris.

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