Favara

Muftah, a Ghanaian refugee chose the word “Life”. He was working in Libya when the war started and had to flee. He couldn’t go back to Ghana because sub-saharan Africans who move south from Libya regularly get robbed by the Libyan and Nigerien police since it’s understood that they have made money. So he migrated to Europe, embarking on a small boat with 280 other refugees from all over Africa. He got to Sicily and has been working in fields picking olives, oranges, lemons, etc… In Favara, many refugees like Muftah squat abandoned houses, in particular in this neighbourhood nicknamed “Beiruth” .

He told me that you can be rich and then loose everything, material things are of little importance. The most important isn’t to run after wealth but to care about your life.

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