Samuel

Samuel from Chicago, IL

I suffer from chronic pain after an injury. Car repairs will let me work & be healthy

Meeting this need will enable me to have steady sustainable work and provide for my wife and children.

My need and situation

I am a father and husband with a passion for providing for my family. A previous serious hip injury has caused chronic pain and limited my employment options.

My goals are to secure employment as an Uber driver, which will help me to earn a living pain-free.

I need to make repairs on my car so that it is safe and secure for passengers.

Meeting this need will enable me to have steady sustainable work and provide for my wife and children.

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Validated by Johannah from Heartland Alliance (What does this mean?)

I work with Samer at a refugee resettlement agency. We helped him and his family when they came to the U.S. as refugees. I provide emotional support services in the form of support groups and individual therapy. I was introduced to Samer when he and his wife tragically lost their newborn shortly after arriving in the U.S. Samer has struggled to provide for his family because of his health concerns, and he says that securing steady employment would enable him to experience some basic stability so that he can focus on grief counseling.

About Johannah

I am a counselor, and I work with refugees as they adjust to a new life in the U. S. I have worked with Heartland Alliance for two and half years. I am passionate about supporting refugees as they courageously process challenging life experiences, learn a brand new language and culture, and work to… Read more