Once in Europe, African migrants have to make ends meet. How do you survive with or without papers?
African migrants in Europe have to deal with a lot of obstacles when they are trying to meet the high expectations of their families. The difficulties of life in Europe is not a message that people want to hear back in Africa.
Singer and guitar player Papy left his country Senegal in 1992 to tour with his band in Italy. He never returned and saw with his own eyes how Europe has become more and more intolerant towards migrants in the last twenty years. Emmanuel from Ghana studied architecture back home. Now he is a parking guard in Valencia and every day it’s a struggle to make enough money to buy food. Sylvia has been living in the Netherlands illegally with her daughter for 15 years and is being evicted once again. She tells what it’s like to live without papers roaming from one place to another. Abu Imaro from Ghana was a professional football player in Belgium and played for Dutch football club FC Utrecht. His career already ended after a year. Now he’s starting a football school in Ghana.