Khaleed El Assad from Syria arrived in The Netherlands in 2011. In 2016 friends told him about Reach & Teach and he decided to enrol in Dutch and English lessons. Khaleed says: ‘My Dutch and English has really improved because of the classes of Reach & Teach. I really love this community, not only because of the language classes, also because I met so many people from different nationalities. Khaleed now owns his own Falafel and Hummus restaurant.