Category: General

How to Make it in Berlin: Rita in Palma

“You have to look at the person and say, ‘who are you, what can you do?’” With the growing number of refugees and immigrants moving to Berlin, Germany and all of Europe, this question is more important than ever.

At Neukölln’s Rita In Palma, the Turkish women of Berlin put their traditional handcraft skills to work creating luxury couture accessories. This small boutique provides these otherwise unemployed women with community, opportunity and good paying jobs.