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Senegal
Adama is the most engaged volunteer in Senegal. He participated in many radio shows and was interviewed live on TV. He facilitated lot of townhalls alongside collecting testimonies with CR App. Adama participated in awareness raising activities in schools and frequently held tea-debate in his distr
Imprisonment, forced labour, betrayal, Adama never thought he would ever face such hardships in his life. In his journey to Libya, Adama lost his freedom and thought he would not survive his ordeal. Fortunately, he succeeded into returning home safely in 2017 with the support of IOM. Adama, who underwent on journalism studies before migrating, is now using his journalism skills to raise awareness and educate people on dangers of irregular migration.

Returned migrants play a central role as Volunteers in the development, planning and implementation of the Migrants as Messengers campaign.

Through their stories, the learnings from their migratory experiences and their creativity, MaM Volunteers are the principal authors and actors of the campaign. From 2019-2022, a community of more than 300 volunteers across 7 countries will develop and grow. This community will also have access to diversified training and capacity-building opportunities and be invited to regular activities to support the development of an organic and sustainable community. Female engagement plays an important role within the MaM Volunteer community as they will take the lead in shaping women-to-women dialogue sessions and engaging female audiences more generally.

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