Reyan loves to share and inspire others through her artwork and poetry.
She fled the decade-long war in Syria and found safety in Turkey together with her father and sister. “I want peace for us. I have big dreams that I want to achieve despite the hardship. The secret to life is trying.”
Even though she is busy finishing her final year of school, Reyan volunteers at the local community centre where she also participates in classes, including art.
"I love helping people in my community, writing poems and painting. I want to work for every child, I want to live a life full of happiness," she says.
Her family also receives cash assistance every month from Turkish Red Crescent and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), funded by the EU. This assistance helps them cover their rent.
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