Author Archive of Benm

Healthy Living Expo

  Tuesday - 16 April - 10-2pm Salisbury Primary School (10 Compuda St Salisbury) Come and learn from 25+ different South Australian health care service providers about keeping your family healthy, preventing and managing diseases, and getting the most from the health care system in Australia. For newly arrived and multicultural communities living in Adelaide’s North. Free Entry and Lunch Free Henna and Football Workshop Free Interpreting in

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Homework Club Appeal 2019

    Young refugees have spent much of their lives displaced from their homes through war and persecution. Many have had little opportunity to attend formal schooling. Entering school in Australia is therefore extremely challenging for newly arrived young people. They can have significant gaps in their education and English language as well as being socially isolated and disconnected. This experience impacts on their mental health, wellbeing

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Christmas Appeal 2018

    New arrivals to Australia face many challenges as they begin their settlement journey, often increasing the strain on families as they negotiate a new culture and country. At ARA we believe in empowering courageous people by working towards eliminating the factors which exacerbate the difficulties they face. One of ARA’s priorities is to work with women, children and community groups from new and emerging communities (NEC) to settle

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Winter Appeal 2018

  Since being forced to flee Afghanistan and later Pakistan with her family as a refugee in 2006, Shamsiya has worked hard to pursue her dreams in the face of the challenges associated with being a young Muslim woman in Australia. Shamsiya didn’t speak any English when she arrived in Renmark as one of the first few Afghan families to settle there. During these early years of transition she experienced an immense culture shock, the impacts

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