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We invite you to attend our events to support the successful settlement of African refugees in Australia, and promote active Australian support for relief and development projects in the Horn of Africa countries.

Latest News

  • Operation Eradicate preventable blindness in Africa

    Since 2009, Harda has supported a long term project that has been focusing on providing eye care free of charge, through eye care mission in the poor communities of the Horn of Africa. In late 2017, Harda purchased an ophthalmic surgical periscope for the use of cataract and other surgical operations in rural Africa. This is the…
  • A Tribute to John

    On the 26th of September 2018, Family members, volunteers at Harda and members of the African Communities gathered at the Edmund Rice Centre to celebrate the life of John Cornwall who passed away on August 1, 2018. From 2007 to 2014, John volunteered as either Harda’s President or as its Executive Director. John was a great advocate for…
  • Advanced Swimming Program – July 2018

    24 young persons aged between 10-15, 11 girls and 13 boys – representing the South Sudanese and Somali Community, completed the program. The program was designed for those who had obtained the highest rankings at the sessions held by Harda for several years during January holidays. Harda’s ambition is to progress the better swimmers into…
  • Swim, Survive and Socialise Program Jan 2018

    HARDA (Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency of Australia) conducted a ‘Swim, Survive and Socialise’  program in January  2018 . A total of 86 boys and girls enrolled, aged between 6 and 15 years old, larger than any previous swim program done by Harda. The main idea behind this program is to create a…

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Wednesday November 7th, 2018


A Somali-American is one of the first 2 Muslim women elected to the US Congress.Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a democrat from Michigan and Rep. Ilhan Omar from Minnesota have become the first Muslim women elected to Congress. Rashida Tlaib For Congress will be the first Palestinian-American woman to serve in Congress, while Ilhan Omar for Congress will be the first Somali-American woman to serve in Congress.

Read more about tonight's Midterm elections here: r29.co/2QptQgz
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The African Youth Initiative Centre offers mentoring/coaching for a 6 month period to the next generation of young Africans living in Sydney to become successful in life. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thursday October 25th, 2018


Come along to a celebration of mothers and daughters and creativity put on by a group of South Sudanese women. ... See MoreSee Less

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