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Our History

The welfare and rights of asylum seekers and refugees remain at the heart of all we do. Pages in this section: About us How we

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Baila’s Story

Baila would love to teach, but the government won’t let her Since claiming asylum at the start of 2018, Baila Chaudhry has done everything she

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Ali’s story

Country of origin: Iraqi Kurdistan BBC News country profile: Once home to some of the world’s earliest civilisations, Iraq became a battleground for competing forces

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Hanna’s story

Country of origin: Zambia Profession: Qualified nurse Date arrived: 2006 BBC News country profile: In spite of its massive copper deposits, Zambia has suffered from

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Pierre’s story

Country of origin: Democratic Republic of Congo Profession: Nurse BBC News country profile: The recent history of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) has

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How we work

How we work Most of what we do is planned and managed directly by volunteers working in groups. Pages in this section: About us How

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About us

About Us We are volunteers who befriend asylum seekers and refugees in Southampton and Winchester. Pages in this section: About us How we work Trustees

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About asylum

Pages in this section: About asylum SWVG stories Asylum resources Asylum in the UK – the Real Story Asylum facts Poem about refugees What’s an

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Trustees and Patrons

Pages in this section: About us How we work Trustees and patrons Our funders Local partners Our history Trustees Trustees are legally responsible for ensuring

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