Afghanistan

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1. Personal details of the returnee
IOM Case Number: 
UK-Forced 1,394
Project Code: 
RT.1371.AF10.21.01.003
Date: 
April 03, 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: 
My family members (parents), friends and the IOM staff in Afghanistan were involved in the decision making 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 studied English language course for 12 months and worked in a food factory where I learnt a lot about customer satisfaction and other issues regarding business.
Business set-up
Please specify activity: 
Grocery Store
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: 
Since my business is running well, I don't see any need for bringing any change.
How much income does the business generate for you per month?: 
Amount
Currency: 
USD
Amount: 
180
Are you able to make savings from your generated income?: 
No
Is the business employing staff?: 
No
If not employing, why not?: 
No need
Overall Impressions on the progress of the activity: 
I and my business partner are enough to run the business smoothly and there is no need for employing more staff for the time being.
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?): 
1,660 USD was contributed by the returnee from his personal savings for setting the business.
Business Impact: Impact on beneficiary family and community? : 
Income generated enough to support family
General remarks: 
My business is operational and generating enough income to support my family financially.
Any problems encountered with delivery of IOM reintegration: 
No
Further assistance required?: 
Yes
Additional funds needed for?: 
Expanding existing business
How will second installment help business: 
Expand existing business
Comments: 
My business is operational an making enough income, I am happy of my business progress and satisfied with its income whoever I will need some more fund for expanding the business and enjoying higher profit.
Business Training: Did the returnee undertook business training: 
No
If No, why not?: 
Other
Please specify: 
Not 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 background, past experience and being out of country for a long period.
Do you consider that you received sufficient relevant information before you returned? : 
No
Please specify: 
I was sent back to country by force and I was not provided enough information, the only information provided was that I will be eligible for some amount as reintegration assistance.
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:: 
My business is operational and we both (returnee and his business partner) know well about our business thus there is no need to discuss the reintegration plan again.
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 both the returnee and his business partner were present in their business location and they expressed their happiness regarding their business progress and both of them were satisfied with its income. Both the partners were committed to expand the business further and invest more in it.
Photo
Photo Description 1: 
Mr. Omid Bakhshi (on left) with his business partner in their business location.
Photo Description 2: 
Close photo of the returnee
Business Setup Update: