Case studies

Jo and Khushi

Jo and Khushi

One is an 80-year-old retired lecturer of librarianship. The other is a 53-year-old refugee fleeing death threats in Pakistan.

*Sara’s story

*Sara’s story

With a little support, we have seen people come out of the most hopeless situations. Sara’s story is one example we would like to tell you about.

Karzan

Karzan

Kazan and his wife Shewa claimed asylum in 2010 after fleeing Iraq. In the last 8 years, they have been threatened with eviction without a court order by 3 different asylum landlords - ymca, Orchard Shipman and now Serco.

Lydia

Lydia

Lydia is 35 year old single mother who fled to the UK with her children in April this year following serious threats from her family and community in South Africa for marrying outside her ethnic group. Lydia arrived to PAIH with her children and a few items in her suitcase with nowhere to go and only £20 with her.

Andrew

Andrew

Andrew (35) was threatened with homelessness after finishing his Social work degree course at Glasgow Caledonian University. He had to leave his halls of residence.

Daina

Daina

Daina Karkovska (39), originally from Latvia, is a single parent of two young children. Daina has been PAIH service user since April 2015 .We had helped her to apply for Disability Living Allowance after her son’s autism was diagnosed.

Bridget

Bridget

Ms Bridget Okoro, 39 years old, came to the UK in November 2015 with her partner and two children. As she had Italian Nationality she started employment immediately and worked until July 2015 .

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