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A number of overseas projects that are either in progress or recently completed.

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New Land, New Life

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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


    Children’s lives at stake as El Niño strengthens

    Three countries of the HOA will be badly affected by El Nino. An estimated 11 million children are at risk from hunger, disease and lack of water in eastern and southern Africa as a result of a strengthening El Niño, which is also causing droughts and floods in parts of Asia, the Pacific and Latin…
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    Grant Success for Swim, Survive and Socialise

    We are thrilled to announce that HARDA was once again the successful recipient of a ClubGRANT for our FIFTH annual Swim, Survive and Socialise Program. Here’s a photo of HARDA volunteer, Cindy Larson, receiving the grant documentation from Dooleys Chairman John Munce during the recent grant ceremony at Dooleys. Another HUGE thank you to Dooleys…
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    The Executive Meeting Was Held Successfully

    HARDA Executive Meeting chaired by President – Dr Mohamud Sheikh, was successfully held at 10:30am Saturday, 22nd August 2015 at Edmund Rice Centre. The meeting also announced the launching of HARDA’s new website – v2.harda.org.au.
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    Construction of Maternity Clinic in Kenya

    We are pleased to announce that we have recently received funding for the building of a Maternity Clinic in North Eastern Kenya. Construction will soon begin on a 2-room birthing and maternity unit in the isolated Diif Division of Wajir County, Kenya. Once built, the aim is for the maternity clinic to provide primary health…

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The Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education is Presenting:
Justice Through the Arts- A Day of Inspiration and Celebration Event

This day provides an opportunity for outstanding people in the field of the arts to present how themes of social justice, human rights and eco justice in literature, film, theatre, art, music, poetry, photography and other areas, can powerfully raise awareness in society and help build the skills and capacity, for social change.

Date: Friday 13th May 2016
Time 9.00am-3.00pm (Registration from 8.15am)
Venue: Southern Cross Catholic Vocational College in the O'Grady Centre- Neich Parade Entrance, Burwood NSW.

This day is open to ALL who are concerned about social justice, human rights and eco justice. Age 15+ through to adults. Also suitable for students in Years 9,10 and 11. (There is a limit of 10 students per school.) Please click on the attached brochure for more information.
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