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Asylum Seekers in Spain 26
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
25 May 2015

German Acevedo (in green T-shirt) trains a group of young teenagers at risk of social exclusion in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to become a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 27
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
25 May 2015

German Acevedo (green T-shirt) trains a group of young teenagers at risk of social exclusion in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to become a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 28
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
25 May 2015

German Acevedo (green T-shirt) trains a group of young teenagers at risk of social exclusion in Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Barcelona, Spain.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to become a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 09
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo, 23, from La Paz province, El Salvador, prepares the lunch for his other 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 11
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo, 23, from La Paz, El Salvador, chats with the cook Marifa in the kitchen, during the preparation of the lunch for his other 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish Government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 10
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
13 Apr 2015

German Acevedo (back left), 23, from El Salvador, shares the lunch with (back center and right) Saihou and Houssein, two of his 10 housemates from Fundacio Putxet, in Barcelona, and (foreground) two staff members.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 01
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
29 Mar 2015

German Acevedo (second from right), 23 years old, from La Paz province, El Salvador, participates in an activity from a course to get the certificate on Leisure Director in Escola Lliure El Sol in Drassanes, Barcelona, Spain.
German arrived to Europe in the summer of 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to become a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.

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Asylum Seekers in Spain 07
Barcelona, Spain
By Albert Gonzalez Farran
29 Mar 2015

German Acevedo, center), 23, from La Paz province, El Salvador, participates in an activity for a course to get the certificate on Leisure Director in Escola Lliure El Sol in Drassanes, Barcelona, Spain.
German arrived to Europe in summer 2012, running away from the gangs ("pandilleros") in San Salvador. The Spanish government rejected his asylum request, but he is remaining in the country and attending courses to becomes a social worker in the future. He does not want to go back to El Salvador because he is afraid of being killed by the gangs.