Afghanistan

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1. Personal details of the returnee
Date of Birth: 
Thursday, January 1, 1976
Gender: 
Male
Type of Returnee: 
Individual
Project Code: 
RT.1371.AF10.21.01.003
IOM Case Number: 
UK-Forced 1,394
Level of Education: 
High School
Country of Departure: 
United Kingdom
Departure Date: 
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Interview Date: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
If applicable: type of reintegration assistance (tick all that apply): 
Business set-up
Specify: 
Grocery Store
Interview Method: 
In person
City / Area of Return: 
Kabul
Length of absence from the Country of Origin: 
More than 5 years (specify)
More than 5 years please Specify: 
15 Years
2. Overall situation after return – crosscutting issues
2.1. Do you have access to basic shelter, essential food and potable water? : 
Yes
2.2. As a returnee, having access to public services and social security schemes is for you: : 
The same
2.3. In comparison with the situation before you left – how do you perceive the current situation in your home country now?
2.3.a Economic situation : 
Improved
2.3.b Health system: 
Improved
2.3.c Infrastructure and basic services: 
Improved
2.3.d Housing access: 
Improved
2.3.e Social and cultural life: 
Improved
2.3.f Public safety/Security: 
Worsened
2.3.g Education opportunities: 
Improved
3. Reintegration into the economic sphere
3.1. As a returnee, having access to employment is for you: : 
The same
3.2. Please clarify your current status (tick all that apply): : 
I am self-employed (the business I set up with the support IOM’s reintegration assistance is still operational)
3.3. How are you able to support yourself now? (tick all that apply): 
Income-generating activity (small business)
3.4. Is the income enough to support yourself and/or a member of your family/community?: 
Yes, myself and other people. – How many? Please specify monthly income. USD
3.4 How Much: 
My total average monthly income is about 180 USD and I can manage my own and my parents expenses with it.
3.5. If you run your own business, do you employ other persons?: 
No, only myself
3.6. How satisfied are you with your work? : 
Satisfied
3.7. Did you face any challenge to run your business? : 
No, I didn’t face any issue, the business is running well.
4. Access to basic public services
4.1. As a returnee, having access to medical services, housing/accommodation, education for you or your children (if applicable): 
The same
4.2. Are you satisfied with your access to medical services, houses/accommodation, education for you or your children (if applic: 
Yes, completely
5. Social reintegration
5.1. How did your family/friends react to your return?: 
Positively
5.2. Have your family/friends played any role in facilitating your reintegration in your region of origin?: 
Yes
5.2 Please explain: 
I started living with my parents back.
5.3. Have you experienced any difficulties in readapting to the local culture, customs, and norms in your community?: 
No
5.4. Do you feel that you will be able to rely on your family/community in the future?: 
Yes
6. Delivery of reintegration assistance in the country of origin
IN-KIND
6.1. How long did it take from the moment you returned until you met with IOM staff with regards to the provision of your reinte: 
More than one month
6.1 Please explain: 
As I returned after long time thus I was busy in meeting the relatives and friends, documents preparation and market research was also time taking.
6.2. Was it easy for you to contact the IOM office (in person/by phone)?: 
Yes
6.3. Has the distribution of the in-kind reintegration assistance already started?: 
Yes, I received the entire reintegration grant
6.4. Have you encountered any problems with the delivery of the reintegration assistance? : 
No problem
7. Final questions/recommendations made by the returnee
7.2. How satisfied are you with your overall current situation? : 
Satisfied – ( go to question 7.6)
7.6. How would you assess the impact of the reintegration assistance in meeting your basic needs during the first months upon re: 
Average, the reintegration assistance has met part of my basic needs
7.6 Please explain: 
I was in need of some cash assistance for managing my expenses in the initial days.
7.7. How would you assess the impact of the reintegration assistance on your self-sufficiency (i.e. to be able to satisfy your n: 
High, I will not require assistance from external sources
7.7 Please explain: 
The reintegration assistance enabled me have a proper source of income.
7.9. Where do you see yourself living in the future?: 
In the current place of return
7.10 Please explain: 
I lived in UK for 125 years and all these years were spend uselessly thus it is better to live in my homeland and work for making a better future.
7.11. Please give general feedback and suggestions how your reintegration process could have been improved.: 
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.
8. Assessment by IOM Reintegration Staff in country of origin
8.2. Additional 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.
Completed: 
Yes
Monitoring photo 2: 
Photo Description 1: 
Mr. Omid Bakhshi (on left) with his business partner in their business location.
Photo Description 2: 
Close photo of the returnee