Afghanistan

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1. Personal details of the returnee
IOM Case Number: 
UK-Forced 1,409
Project Code: 
RT.1371.AF10.21.01.003
Date: 
May 06, 2018
Interview Method: 
In person
Completed: 
Yes
2. Reintegration measures implemented
Reintegration measures implemented (tick all that apply): 
Business set-up
Did someone else take part in the decision on how to use the available reintegration assistance? (tick all that apply): 
Family, Friends, IOM in home country
Please comment: 
As reported, family members, friends and IOM staff in Afghanistan were involved in influencing the decision for utilizing the reintegration assistance.
Have you gained any qualifications, skills or experiences abroad that you would not have gained in your home country: 
Yes – please precise which ones, and how they are useful/helpful
Please precise: 
I worked in a tailoring shop for about 1 year and that is helping me in running my business here in Afghanistan.
Business set-up
Please specify activity: 
Tailoring Shop
Currency: 
GBP
Amount received: 
750
Business Status: 
operational
If Operational: 
New business
Did you change your business or its status after your received the assistance (from partnership to single business for instance): 
No
Please comment: 
My business is operational and I haven't brought any major change in my business yet.
How much income does the business generate for you per month?: 
Amount
Currency: 
USD
Amount: 
435
Are you able to make savings from your generated income?: 
I prefer not to say
Is the business employing staff?: 
Yes
If Yes, number of Existing Jobs: 
4
Overall Impressions on the progress of the activity: 
The returnee is running his business successfully and he has employed 4 more people with him in the business. The returnee is very happy of his business progress and he is satisfied of his business income.
Business Start: Apart from iom assistance what other funds were used to open the business?: 
Personal savings
Comments (eg: how much did the returnee contributed himself to the business?): 
1,288 USD was contributed by the returnee from his personal savings for setting up the business.
Business Impact: Impact on beneficiary family and community? : 
Business employing staff
General remarks: 
The business is employing staff and generating income for supporting the family.
Any problems encountered with delivery of IOM reintegration: 
No
Further assistance required?: 
Yes
Additional funds needed for?: 
Expanding existing business
Business Training: Did the returnee undertook business training: 
No
If No, why not?: 
No training available
3. Final remarks
Was the project flexible enough to take into account your specific situation (age, sex, family, education, etc.)? : 
Yes, please specify
Please specify: 
The project was enough flexible considering my age, educational level and being out of country for long period.
Do you consider that you received sufficient relevant information before you returned? : 
No
Please specify: 
I wasn't provided information prior to departure, I was only told that I will receive the reintegration assistance but the amount and method of receiving it wasn't clear for me.
What are your long term goals/future plans? : 
Expand existing business
Would you need to meet/discuss again to keep following up the implementation of your reintegration plan? : 
No
Please explain why:: 
Currently I don't need to discuss my business further, as I have received my entire allocated reintegration assistance and my business is operational.
IOM comments: 
IOM Kabul monitoring team have visited the returnee's business location and found the returnee present in his business location. During the monitoring visit, the returnee expressed his happiness regarding his business progress and he was satisfied of his business income. The returnee is committed to further expansion of the business and he believes in a bright future for his business.
Photo
Photo Description 1: 
Mr. Tajik in his business location.
Photo Description 2: 
Mr. Tajik in front of his tailoring shop.
Business Setup Update: