grew up in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea and its largest city by far. For him freedom is an essential thing – in Germany he can express his thoughts freely, he can travel and is fortunate to be able to go to school. All of these things lead Yohana to the conclusion that Germany is good for him. At present he is taking a basic school-leaving certificate but would like to follow it with a higher-level qualification. He does not want to reveal his employment preference, however, as part of his freedom is to leave this open for the time being.