S4 E9 A young mans journey from Syria to Canada ft. Mohammad, hosted by Owen

By Rebecca Chambers

R.I.S.E. Academy is a Not for Private virtual high school that focuses on service learning, connecting youth to their community and finding ways to create solutions to problems related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. On this podcast the youth in the program interview amazing people who are doing things to create change.

In this episode Owen interviews his classmate Mohammad who came to Canada in 2016 as a refugee by way of Syria and Jordan. Mohammad shares his journey from leaving friends and family and the food and weather that he misses dearly. He also shares about what it was like to come to Canada and learn a new language and culture very quickly. Thank you Mohammad for sharing your story.