Mental health & wellness

In #defyhatenow's field guide, you can find information on mental health and wellness, as well as tools and tips to help you and others live each day more joyfully.

Watch out, lies!

To entrap people as “clients” and make profits, human traffickers make use of many lies and false promises. Go to to find the most common and most absurd lies that refugees were told by criminals.

The Africa Round Table

Listen to this podcast of the Global Perspectives Initiative on the causes of migration, the role of African-European partnerships, the possible transformation of migration policy, and the responsibility of the Global North.

#MMN_Voices Ghana podcast

The 6th episode of the #MMN_Voices Ghana podcast features political campaign strategist Lewamm Ghebremariam, who gives useful insights and information on strategies, resources, challenges, and opportunities in regards to the empowerment of women in diaspora communities.

Quiz: Women & Migration

How much do you know about women and migration? Take the quiz at to find out.

Comics about migration experience

Three comics about migration experience, available for free on

Smart Migration Guide Ghana

The #MMN Smart Migration Guides are available online, free of charge.

Smart Migration Guide The Gambia

The #MMN Smart Migration Guides are available online, free of charge.

Afrika kommt

Support for returnees


Support for returnees

Returning from Germany

Support for returnees

The Links between Power, Sex and Corruption

Breaking the Silence around Sextortion - report by Transparency International.

Comic: "Foreign Body"

Bayan Salaymeh has moved across three continents to study. She not only learned a lot about feminism, but also about discrimination.

Think carefully, move slowly

The #MMN game “Think carefully, move slowly” is a role-playing game that shows the dangers of irregular migration, but also the possibilities of legal migration thus fostering experiential learning.

Join the next #MMN event: Women in Migration

Women in Migration - Preventing Human Trafficking through Access to Information will focus on the impact of trafficking on Gambian women and ways women can protect themselves through learning to access accurate information. When: Wednesday, 30 March 2022, 11:00am The Gambia, 12:00pm Germany Where: Online, via Zoom Register now!

Helpful link: German interior ministry

The German interior ministry has launched a new help and information portal for people fleeing the Ukraine and arriving in Germany.

Helpful link: Handbook Germany

You can also find detailed information on accommodation, assistance, work and study options, and state aid on:

Helpful link: InfoMigrants

A good overview of accommodations, medical care, and options of staying in Berlin or moving to other part of the country is provided by InfoMigrants

#MMN Offline App

Have you already downloaded the #MMN app to your phone? Also works offline.

Refugees from Ukraine

Yesterday the EU member states agreed that people fleeing the war in Ukraine will automatically be granted temporary protection for up to three years. The temporary protection is granted to the following groups: ...

Talkshow on Radio TaxiFM

If you speak Fula, listen to Isatou K. Jallow (#MMN regional coordinator), Bubacarr Sidibeh (Regional Youth Chairperson), and Matar Samba (a Lecturer at the University of The Gambia) talk about migration.

Online meeting: SMART goals

For those of you interested in career development and self-empowerment, come join our online meeting and learn how to create SMART goals that will help you reach your goals. When? Monday, 28. February 2022, from 4-5pm, GMT Register here.

One of many untold stories ...

Watch the story about the dangerous journey refugees from African countries sometimes take to reach Europe and the hardships they face when they arrive. link in bio Based on the song "Let me say my mind" by Jain (Destiny) and Wind (Kelvin) of Wind-Jain Eagle Entertainment.

#MMN’s next meetup is happening soon! Register now!

To join us in Berlin, please register here ...

SMART Migration

If you are thinking about migrating, take time to think about it carefully. One tool that can help you to set and achieve goals is using SMART goals. Find out more about SMART goals in the #MMN Field Guide.

#MMN’s next meetup is happening soon! Join us!

The topic: FASHION ・SUSTAINABILITY ・AFRICA - how the Ghanaian fashion industry can become a resource for sustainable alternatives to migration: Saturday 19.02.2022, 5-9pm (CET), r0g_office, Knobelsdorffstr. 22, 14059 Berlin and live on facebook:

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

#ThrowBackSunday: In November, we held a #MMN meetup on Women and Migration – Creating Safe Spaces for Migrant Women.

Community Radios

In The Gambia, our local coordinators have a radio talk show at the Kerewan Community Radio. If you speak Mandinka, listen to the episode where #MMN diaspora mentor Karamo Conteh and local coordinator Muhammed Suwareh discuss the #MMN Field Guide and Karamo’s personal migration experience.

From the Sahara to the subway

Accompany the Eritrean Merhawi Baire in his everyday life in Germany.

Study in Germany

The DAAD (the German Academic Exchange Service) offers a platform where anyone interested in studying in Germany can find information on funding for undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students in Germany.

Pursuing a career

Find more information about pursuing a career in the #MMN Field Guide.

Career tip for those in Germany!

Many migrants and refugees have a hard time finding employment, yet at the same time, companies are desperately looking for employees. socialbee wants to change that.

Anthony's Story

Anthony from Liberia has spent the past seven months in a reception center for asylum seekers in the town of Eisenhüttenstadt in east Germany, near the Polish border. He shares his story on

#MMN_Voices on Spotify!

Good news for everyone who listens to podcasts on the way to and from work, school, or shopping! #MMN_Voices is now available on Spotify!

SMART Migration

If you are thinking about migrating, take time to think about it carefully. Find out more about SMART goals in the #MMN Field Guide.

#MMN_Voices Ghana Episode 5 – Entrepreneurship opportunities in Ghana

In the 5th episode of the #MMN_Voices Ghana podcast, Kwame Ababio explains the concept behind, shares his knowledge about setting up a business, and gives advice for young entrepreneurs.

Refugee minors with major traumas

A comic about a Hamburg refugee clinic and why access to psychotherapy is fundamental.

#MMN_Voices: Nyima Camara

Nyima Camara shares her story about migrating to Germany in winter, her educational achievements, and why she finally returned to The Gambia.

More than 3,000 migrants lost their lives while trying to get to another country in 2020 - 1,800 of them on their way to Europe alone, according to the UN Organisation for Migration (IOM). Knowing about #SafeMigration options can help save lives!

Study: Refugee Self-Reliance and the Global Compact on Refugees

A new study provides insights regarding the complex concept of refugee self-reliance and the myriad factors that influence its achievement.

International Migrants Day

Read Dr.rer.nat. Cosmas Kombat Lambini's article about Harnessing the potential of human mobility on #MMN’s blog

#MMN_Voices Gambia: From Germany with Love

Don’t miss the new #MMN Podcast “Story of a Regular Migrant Who Took Film Creativity Home”. Sheriff Junior talks to @princebasankanugambia, a Gambian filmmaker, about his life, his experience in Germany, and his immense contribution to Gambia’s film industry.

#MMN Community Manager: First refugee advisor

We are very excited that our colleague, @nyimasbantabatv, is the first refugee advisor in the German Delegation to the High Level Official’s Meeting in Geneva.

News Site: MigrantMedia

Misinformation is dangerous and often life threatening. InfoMigrants is a news site designed to provide potential migrants with correct information at every point of the journey: in their country of origin, along the route, and in the places where they hope to start a new life.

Radio Show on #MMN

Moro Yapha from Wearebornfree! Empowerment Radio talks to #MMN Community Managers Nyima Jadama and Benedictus Agbelom about their role in the project, challenges for 2022 and the successes of 2021.

Mentoring program for refugee women

While all refugees face an employment disadvantage compared to their local counterparts, refugee women in particular face an even bigger employment gap. With a mentoring program for refugee women @tentorg and its partner organization @startsteps_germany aims to close this gap.

Free Online Portal for Higher Education

Education empowers. Kiron University offers a free online portal for higher education entirely designated for refugees.

#MMN_Voices Gambia - Diaspora Talks Series 5 - ARRESTED AT SEA

Our new podcast is out: Ebrima, a young Gambian, was fooled into taking an irregular migration route to Libya, hoping for a better life in Europe.


The #MMN Field Guide Kit consists of many resources, all created to help potential migrants clarify their goals and make informed migration decisions.

#MMN_Voices Ghana Episode 4 - Higher Education & Scholarships

Don’t miss our new #MMN_Voices Podcast about how to apply for scholarships.

Mentorship program for refugee women.

While all refugees face an employment disadvantage compared to their local counterparts, refugee women in particular face an even bigger employment gap. With a mentoring program for refugee women @tentorg and its partner organization @startsteps_germany aims to close this gap: Mentorship program for refugee women.