My interest in MIN started because I used to be very lonely, from college to home I was alone, I was a very shy person, and I always thought that when I wanted to say something to somebody I had to ask someone else to say it…
“I was new in Scotland when I came to MIN. I felt lost and lonely, I needed a purpose for life. I also missed interaction with a variety of cultures that I was used to having, coming from a multicultural country. At first I joined MIN …
In 2015, I was new to Glasgow and didn’t know many people here, someone told me I should go along to MIN as it was a friendly place and I would get to know more people and learn more about the city…
“I came along to MIN in the summer of 2019 and became a volunteer supporting the children’s activities; it was actually life-changing for me to have this experience. Before I joined MIN I didn’t have any…
“I was keen to do some volunteering as a way of making a contribution to the community. I also felt it was important to take some action to address racism.
Volunteering with Family Nest is a really positive experience…
I came to the UK in 2016, I was a teacher in a primary school for 17 years, I left Syria because of the war, after 3 months in the UK came to MIN, I found out about MIN from two women at the primary school…
Before I came to MIN, I was so bored, always in my accommodation; the pandemic was at its peak, and I was new to Glasgow.
I was connected into MIN and it became my platform to reach out to new people…
I joined the ESOL classes at MIN for two main reasons; 1. to improve my English by interacting with other people, especially native speakers, and 2. to allow my daughter to interact with other children….
I joined MIN in early January of 2016, I heard about it from friends. I’m originally from Eritrea, I am always keen to learn new things and discovering places, especially in the outdoors. At first I started to expand my…
“My personal and political commitment is to a Scotland where everyone living here is welcome and treated with justice and fairness. I’ve lived in Maryhill all of my life, over the past few years, via the media and reflecting…