Let’s go to the cinema!

The summer is almost gone, but we can always enjoy our cities in many ways, even with the corona virus restrictions. Films are a prefect fit if you want to entertain yourself, learn about other cultures and, why not, practice a new language. The options in Nijmegen range from open air cinema to traditional screenings,…

Policy advisors and refugees discuss the new Inburgering Policy

Refugees and Policy advisors got together on the 28th of July to discuss issues related to refugees’ life in the Netherlands which will help to shape the new Inburgering Policy for 2021. The meeting was mediated by Yalla Foundation and took place at Thiemeloods. Jan Marten de Hoop, Maren Wassenaar, Hanna van Amstel, Gijs de…

Gaat u naar het buitenland? Controleer de vaccinaties

Er is nog geen vaccin voor Covid-19, daarom moeten we de hygiënevoorschriften en de sociale afstand nemen. Er circuleren echter andere ziekten en er zijn veel manieren om deze te voorkomen, zoals vaccins. Kijk naar de adviezen van de GGD: Zorgeloos op reis Gaat u binnenkort op reis? Controleer dan eerst of u vaccinaties nodig…

Wat te doen in Nijmegen – 20 t/m 26 juli

Eigenlijk staat het programma voor deze natuurlijk in steen gehouwen: zeven dagen feesten óf vier dagen wandelen. Helaas zit dat er dit jaar niet in, maar er zijn genoeg opties om je week mee te vullen. Intonijmegen tippen deze vijf: 1. Abseilen van de Stevenstoren Staat van de Stevenstoren abseilen al jaren op jouw Vierdaagsefeesten-bucketlist,…

Holiday tip: picnic at Goffert Park!

After an unusual spring stuck at home in order to prevent the spread of Corona virus, everyone can now enjoy the vacations. With the relaxation of Corona restrictive measures, we can now rediscover our cities and reclaim our leisure spaces, keeping the social distancing, of course. Goffert Park is a well-known green area in Nijmegen…

Voluntary Work in Summer with Yalla Foundation

Are you a student and you live in Nijmegen or around? Do you have free time a few hours a week? Are you looking to do voluntary work during summer? Yalla Foundation is looking for volunteers to help refugees in their study and language skills. What can you do ? You can join our English…

Violent discipline is not a solution for children misbehavior

According to Unicef reports, more than 2 in 3 children are subjected to violent discipline at home in the majority of countries around the world. In the Sub-Saharan region, 81 percent of the children from 1 to 14 years old have experienced some kind of violent discipline, including psychological aggression and physical punishment in the…

A piece of Syria: fragments of life in Za’atari refugee camp

As part of Yalla’s mission of integrating refugees into Dutch society, and strengthening their bonds, we are publishing a series of articles showing both the refugees’ view on Dutch society and also refugees’ life from a Dutch perspective. In the first article, Rami Hilamia described his journey and how he built his new life in…