BE YOUR BEST FRIEND by Nihel Bendihassane, Algeria

My story began when I was around five years old. I had two sisters and one brother much older than me, and much busier than me. My parents worked a lot, especially my mother, and I respected her a lot. Neither my father nor my mother was able to manage the tiring work and the … Continue reading BE YOUR BEST FRIEND by Nihel Bendihassane, Algeria

Diversity by Rim Menia, Algeria – Photo Essay –

Whenever someone asks me about Algeria, my country, the first things that come to my mind are IDENTITY and DIVERSITY. According to Wikipedia, national identity is "the sum of the common peculiarities founding the cohesion and solidarity of people grouped together in an esteem considered as constituting a nation", well, Algeria will be defined as … Continue reading Diversity by Rim Menia, Algeria – Photo Essay –

If you travel to the US, don’t get sick! by Yasmine Alice, Algeria

In the first day of the new year of 2017, I landed in Tucson Arizona. It was my first time in the United States of America. I was about to begin my semester abroad as an exchange student at the University of Arizona. I was full of energy and excitement, ready for all the adventures … Continue reading If you travel to the US, don’t get sick! by Yasmine Alice, Algeria

Tribute to Kabylian Women by Belkacem, Algeria – photo essay –

A tribute to older Kabylian women, pillars of tradition. The Kabyles are an ethnic subgroup of the Berber people, today still living in Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco. They are the oldest known people of Northern Africa. The Kabyles speak a Berber dialect, Taqbaylit, which is a language without script. Since eternity, knowledge has been passed on … Continue reading Tribute to Kabylian Women by Belkacem, Algeria – photo essay –

SMILING DESPITE SUFFERING, by Islam, Algeria – photo essay –

Here is the city of Algiers which is the capital of Algeria. It is about 2,241 km away from Mali's capital Bamako; this trip it took us a whole week.  Myself and the rest of refugees crossed the main deserts of the world with the desire to reach Europe to escape the war and poverty … Continue reading SMILING DESPITE SUFFERING, by Islam, Algeria – photo essay –