Humans of Eritrea was inspired by and is modeled on Brandon Stanton’s Humans of New York. Its aim is to portray the lives of ordinary Eritreans using pictures and their own words. Humans of Eritrea is on Facebook and on Twitter.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
(Robert Frost)

Over 400 ordinary Eritreans who made the news speaking about their own personal life experiences are featured on this website.


A refugee's tale: they gave me asylum - and then made me homeless When Nasir* was given refugee status in the UK, he didn’t know whether to laugh or cry ...
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Mamu and Gaggi win in Willer-Sur-Thur After his dominance in Arco and Bludenz, Eritrea’s Petro Mamu was the overwhelming favourite heading into the third WMRA World Cup race of 2017 ...
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A Great Student and Emerging Author "I’m from Adi Kalebet, a small village near Mai-Mine in Zoba Debub. I’m the first born…with 5 siblings. I had a great childhood. Full ...
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Islamic Council of Victoria - MuslimYouth – Eva Maleken Through this life philosophy the 21-year-old Australian-born-Eritrean youth leader co-launched the first ever Muslim youth magazine Podium earlier this year. But Eva’s success ...
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Asmara, Eritrea through American eyes "Secluded from the world in the Eritrean highlands lies a timeless gem of a city named Asmara.  And, like unearthing a precious mineral, discovering it ...
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The Eritrean Struggle in South Africa Eritrean teacher, Thomas Selun: “When I refused to go to the military camp, they took my father and arrested him for two weeks. To ...
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The Soccer-Star Refugee of Eritrea Samson Arefaine was ecstatic when he was invited to try out for the national soccer team. “It was a dream come true,” he said. “One ...
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"...الشاعرة الارترية فاطمه موسي لـ (حراك) : "الجماهير بحاجة الي قناديل تضيئ الطريق مرحبا بك و بجميع القراء وكم يسعدني أهتمامكم بالحركة الثقافية الإرترية والأدبية  ومتابعتك لها. إذا تطرقنا لتعريف ...
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Dancers bring rhythm to their lives in exile Luwam was once at the center of her nation's spotlight. In Asmara, as a member of the national dance team, she performed ...
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Calgary's Eritrean community wants feds to open more refugee sponsorships Jerusalem Abrahale put her name in the draw to sponsor a 20-year-old cousin, but also didn't get called. She says ...
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Eritrean Father and Son to represent Australia on world stage Brunswick resident Yassin Mohamed Faraj and his son, Mohamed, are making a name for themselves internationally in two very different ...
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Double celebration for Eritrean church “Our anniversary is an historic event and we want to celebrate,” Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eritrea General Secretary, Temesghen Berhane said. “Because we have a ...
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Ustaz Mahmoud Debrom is a well-known and accomplished Eritrean artist who has exhibited in Eritrea as well as many other parts of the world. He paints on various media using ...
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ቃለ መጠይቕ ምስ ወ/ሮ ጸጋ ስዩም ወናኒት ኣብ ምምዕባል ደቂ ኣንስትዮ ዝነጥፍ ትካል ወ/ሮ ጸጋ ስዩም መድህን ንዝሓለፉ 20 ዓመታት ኣብ ቴክኖሎጂን ምህዞን ኣብ ዝነጥፍ IBM ኣብ ዝተባህለ ኩባኒያ ኣብዝተፈላለየ ...
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وصلت قصيدة “سيّد الرحمة” للشاعر صالح طه للمرحلة النهائية في جائزة كتارا لشاعر الرسول صلى الله عليه وسلم لميلادِهِ ثغرُ الضحى يتبسّمُ وللبدرِ إطراقٌ فليسَ يتمتمُ و رُبَّ حصاةٍ في ...
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Exit Interview: I Was a Black, Female Thru-Hiker on the Appalachian Trail Part of your plan for your hike was to bring books by black authors with you and leave ...
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Two former football national team players interviewed “We struggled (in the refugee) camp and we were scared because we didn’t know what was going to happen,” Tesfagabr, also 28, says. “For ...
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Refugees frustrated and trapped in chilly Baltic states Mekharena, an Eritrean, came to Latvia from Italy a year ago. Reaching Europe was an odyssey - he came via Uganda, Ethiopia, ...
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The waiting game: Life in a north Italy migrant camp Abadit Tesfay, 25, and her 10-month-old son Melab will also be on the bus to Rome, from where they will ...
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Eritrea's first Winter Olympian is from Alberta Born and raised in Alberta by immigrant parents from the East African nation, the 21-year-old has spent most of his life nestled in the ...
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