‘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
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.