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1. Personal details of the returnee
IOM Case Number: 
UK-Forced 1,349
Project Code: 
RT.1371.AF10.21.01.003
Date: 
September 17, 2017
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): 
No one else than yourself
Please comment: 
The decision for utilizing the reintegration assistance was made by me and it was based on the market research.
Have you gained any qualifications, skills or experiences abroad that you would not have gained in your home country: 
No – please precise why
Please precise: 
I lived illegally in UK and I was not allowed to work thus I couldn't gain qualification or skills.
Business set-up
Please specify activity: 
Grocery shop
Currency: 
GBP
Amount received: 
750
Business Status: 
operational
If Operational: 
Partnership
Did you change your business or its status after your received the assistance (from partnership to single business for instance): 
No
Please comment: 
We (the returnee and his business partner) are committed to continue their partnership business and since the start of the business; they haven't brought any amendments in there partnership agreement.
How much income does the business generate for you per month?: 
Amount
Currency: 
USD
Amount: 
167.5
Are you able to make savings from your generated income?: 
Yes
Currency: 
USD
Monthly saving amount: 
67
Is the business employing staff?: 
No
If not employing, why not?: 
No need
Overall Impressions on the progress of the activity: 
IOM monitoring team have visited the business location of the returnee and found both the partners present in their business location. Both the partners were happy of their business progress and they expressed their satisfaction regarding their 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?): 
580 USD was contributed by the returnee for starting the business.
Business Impact: Impact on beneficiary family and community? : 
Income generated enough to support family
General remarks: 
The business is successful and it brings enough income for both the partners to support their families financially.
Any problems encountered with delivery of IOM reintegration: 
No
Further assistance required?: 
Yes
Additional funds needed for?: 
Expanding the business further
How will second installment help business: 
Expand 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.)? : 
I prefer not to say
Do you consider that you received sufficient relevant information before you returned? : 
Yes
What are your long term goals/future plans? : 
Open a new business
Would you need to meet/discuss again to keep following up the implementation of your reintegration plan? : 
No
Please explain why:: 
I know enough about my business and I don't need to discuss it further.
IOM comments: 
Both beneficiary and his business partner were happy with business progress, as per their statements their business is growing gradually with passage of time and has gain good reputation in the market. The business is successful.
Photo
Photo Description 1: 
Mr. Ibrahim Khalil (on left) with his business partner in their business location.
Business Setup Update: