We're trying to look at how to create more synergies, and how to model more creative, responsive ways of living and making change.
In the language of my tribe the word for “migrant” or “refugee” does not exist. It was simply never needed.
During the war for independence in Guinea-Bissau hundreds of people escaped to my village in The Gambia. We would give them land and work, they would build their houses, and the kids that were born there didn’t need any special permits, they just naturally became a part of the local community.
Gilbert Jassey, asylum seeker, and co-founder of La Bolina
Could such a smooth integration also happen in Europe?
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