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Richard
Liberia
Richard D Shasha is one of IOM AVRR migrants who returned in 2018 from Niger. He benefitted from IOM reintegration assistance which he used to establish a micro-business. He is a talented young man with great prospect for the future. he an Architectural Designer. He is a team leader and a motivator.
Richard Daddy Shasha is from the central part of Liberia. He is a high school graduate. He obtained High diploma in Architectural major & General building construction. He is single with no child. He was brought up by his mother who supported him throughout his education. He is a devoted Muslim and love reading the Quora. He loves spending time with families & love ones. He also like playing soccer. He left Liberia when things got very difficulty with the family. De decided to take the high risk journey with the aim of making it to Europe through Algeria and Libya. He decided to return when friends he was travelling with drowned in Libya.

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.