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Back to School Appeal

At ARA we believe that supporting a child’s education is the best way to break the cycle of disadvantage. The ‘back to school’ period can be both chaotic and overwhelming. While many families experience excitement at the prospect of returning to school, others are burdened with the costs associated such as school fees, uniforms, textbooks and stationary. Through ARA’s Scholarship Program we work alongside families to minimise the stress that

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Christmas Appeal

Sajad is a young man dedicated to his family and wise beyond his years. Growing up in Afghanistan as a Hazara person, his family has been subject to persecution for as long as he can remember. In order to look for a better life for his family, Sajad’s dad left Afghanistan by boat before Sajad had reached school age. His mum took the family and fled to Iran, where it was minutely safer. She began working numerous jobs, leaving her with little time

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Christmas Food & Gift Drive

Donations needed by 30th of November One of the great things about Christmas is the time we spend with our family to share stories, food, gifts and faith. We would like to share that Christmas Spirit with the families. Each year ARA works with over 3000 adults, children and young people from refugee backgrounds. Your generous donations will contribute to the Christmas hampers and presents that will be distributed to the community we work with in

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Annual Report 2016-2017

Click here to download the ARA Annual Report (3.6mb)

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