‘Reaching Ireland was like a dream. It's protected and I'm safe’

Manzi Joseph arrived from Rwanda via Malawi in 2015

Manzi Joseph in Tramore, Co Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Manzi Joseph in Tramore, Co Waterford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

When Manzi Joseph arrived in Ireland he was legally adult. However, at 18 years of age, he missed his family and struggled to settle into life in a direct provision centre without the support of his parents.

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