Role Models' Guide / Films
The guide introduces active entrepreneurs with migrant background who have become successful thanks to their language and intercultural competences in the partner countries. Promoting real people with real stories, the project provides clear picture on what knowledge and skills are important and needed to be improved and what steps migrants should take towards establishing and running an own company.
The story of Ahmad Shalak – a restaurant owner in Söderhamn, Sweden.
“The sky is the limit!”
Lili Schroot-Nedeva started her company BG Jobs with the mission to give people as much information as possible about their rights and duties and help them to integrate successfully in the Netherlands.
The story of Nabil Ajmal – a Pakistani boy whose life changed in a snap. Ten years ago, a family issue brought him to Spain and now he owns his own mobile phone repair and accessory shop in the hearth of Valencia.
Meet Amparo – an optometrist from Ecuador. She came to Spain with her family back in 2002 looking for a better life. Few years later Amparo took the opportunity and created her own optical centre in a beautiful neighbourhood in Valencia.
Elizabeth Fadel, owner of Esabelmusic
"Music is a universal language, but I can't teach without Dutch.”
Sam Tesfai, owner of two restaurants 'De Smaak van Afrika’ and ‘Viva Afrika’ in Rotterdam has put the cuisine of Africa on the map. The Eritrean specialities, including banana bier, have been attracting visitors from the city and beyond for years.