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Spotlight on Member: Help Somalia Foundation - Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities Parenting Project


Help Somalia Foundation:  Strengthening Families Strengthening Communities Project 

Facilitated by Help Somalia Foundation (HSF), 19 parents in the London Borough of Brent completed a 13-week parenting program, called strengthening families, strengthening communities (SFSC). The successful program, which is run by HSF 8 times per year, focuses on developing good parenting skills and knowledge within a cultural framework.

Somali Role Models Give Back (ISWADA)

A mentoring scheme conference for young Somalis from the ages of 16-25 took place in Camden Town Hall on 27 May 2016.

The mentoring scheme event was delivered and hosted by Iswada. The aim of the mentoring programme is to empower young people in their academic and career choices by providing them with a mentor in the form of a Somali professional. The mentor’s role is to encourage and guide young Somalis in the plethora of opportunities that are available to them as well as providing them assistance in writing a good CV and cover letter.


Spotlight on Member: Hayaan Project - Raising Awareness of Mental Health Issues

On 26 May 2016 a workshop was delivered by Hayaan Project focusing on mental health issues within the Somali community in Brent. The session was also led by a National Mind researcher who wanted to get the participants views on digital well-being.

Spotlight on a Member Organisation- ESDEG

The Education and Skills Development Group

The Education and Skills Development Group (ESDEG) was set up in 2005 to address the needs of refugees and asylum-seekers from Somalia and the Horn of Africa who live in West London (Ealing, Brent, and Hounslow).


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