Eastman Immigrant Services has been welcoming supporting newcomers and immigrants in Southern Manitoba for 20 years, working together with community partners.
I am Freddy Munyololo Muganza, a university professor who has decided to live in Steinbach, a city at the outskirts of Winnipeg, the capital city of the province of Manitoba.
Kateryna Kryvolap is an artist, originally from Ukraine, who makes her home in Steinbach, Canada. She was raised and educated in an artistic family where she found her passion for fine art that was passed from generation to generation.
Cinthia Penner is part of the volunteer program at Eastman Immigrant Services. She volunteers as a language buddy. Her main role is to give an opportunity for a newcomer to practice English.
Micheline Kizeza is a Canadian from the DRC (Democratic Republic of Congo). As a journalist and political refugee, she left her country in 2003.
“What is my purpose in life? Where am I headed?” Marcel needed to understand this for himself. Life had many twists and turns over the years, ups and downs were something Marcel could count on but still these questions haunted his mind.
Jorie came to Canada in July of 1995. Before she left for Canada her brother asked her what she would do if something went wrong?
“We have to move out. We have no place to go.” The woman from whom the statement came sat across from me. She looked scared and lost. Her 18 year old son stared blankly ahead.