Eyob Teshome

(ETHIOPIA) EYOB is currently living in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, one of the fastest growing economies in Africa. The agricultural sector accounts for 80% of employment and remains the major source and focus of the country’s growth but other sectors, such as service and industry, are increasingly gaining importance. Despite that, inequalities are rising and poverty rate remains high (29.6 %) both in urban … Continue reading Eyob Teshome

Joseph Samwel Kaya

(TANZANIA) JOSEPH is originally from Arusha, a city in the northern Tanzania and the capital of the Arusha Region. It is a multicultural city with a majority of population descending from indigenous African, Arab-Tanzanian and Indian-Tanzanian. Over the past years, population in Arusha city has increased due to rural-urban migrations and it currently has one of the highest population densities among the urban centers in … Continue reading Joseph Samwel Kaya

Heba Daoud

(PALESTINE – GAZA) HEBA lives in Gaza. The Gaza Strip is a small self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that together with the West Bank, comprise the Palestinian territories, claimed by Palestinians as the State of Palestine. Gaza and the West Bank are separated from each other by Israeli territory. In the early 1990’s Israel imposed movement restrictions to Gaza citizens, … Continue reading Heba Daoud

Ronald Palacios

(COLOMBIA) RONALD lives in Belén, one of the neighborhoods of La Candelaria, the historical and cultural center of Bogotá. Belén is a very small area comprised by no more than twenty blocks. Due to its location, receives a lot of movement of people traveling in and outside the city center, but despite that, it can still be considered a quiet area. Unluckily Belén has traditionally … Continue reading Ronald Palacios