It is recognised that some migrants often are hesitant to return home, due to:

– a feeling of shame from haven failed to meet expectations of people around them,

– crumbled social status of self and family if one returns home without much wealth,

– real or perceived inadequacy of jobs and entrepreneurial opportunities at home for resettlement.

To this end, support for returnees are available, and could be accessed from CIM, Afrika Kommt, and other sources at, and through telephone hotline call number +49 911 943-0

The following links also contain vital information on entrepreneurship and success stories of young entrepreneurs in their home countries,