Migration Matters


Want to Start Your Own Integration Project? Watch This First.

In a city like Berlin, there’s no shortage of great ideas, but what about the follow-through? Annamaria and Max from Give Something Back to Berlin and Tom from HiMate share some valuable lessons learned when it comes to starting projects and organizations in the field of integration and refugees.

What should you know before starting your own integration project?

  • Chronology of project creation
  • Involving beneficiaries early on
  • Bureaucracy and changing policies at refugee centers
  • Social start-ups and CSR projects
  • Focus on what already exists rather than building new
  • Ease of volunteering to help
  • Social good project competition