ALMA: Access to Language Methods for Increasing Migrants' Abilities to Start Their Own Business

alma: Access to  Language Methods

ALMA: Access to Language Methods for Increasing Migrants’ Abilities to Start Their Own Business is a European cooperation project aimed at stimulating migrants to begin a new business, to inspire and provide them with practical guidelines in order to start and run a successful company within a new cultural and linguistic context.

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Role Models' Guide / Films

The guide introduces active entrepreneurs with migrant background who have become successful thanks to their language and intercultural competences in the partner countries. Promoting real people with real stories, the project provides clear picture on what knowledge and skills are important and needed to be improved and what steps migrants should take towards establishing and running an own company.

The story of Nabil Ajmal – a Pakistani boy whose life changed in a snap. Ten years ago, a family issue brought him to Spain and now he owns his own mobile phone repair and accessory shop in the hearth of Valencia.

Meet Amparo – an optometrist from Ecuador. She came to Spain with her family back in 2002 looking for a better life. Few years later Amparo took the opportunity and created her own optical centre in a beautiful neighbourhood in Valencia.

Elizabeth Fadel, owner of Esabelmusic
"Music is a universal language, but I can't teach without Dutch.”