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Swim Survive and Socialise 2017

HARDA has just completed another successful year of the Swim, Survive and Socialize Program. This project has been going for the past 5 years and this year we had approximately 70 African-Australian children participate in the two week intensive swimming and safety program. HARDA would like to thank everyone who helped in teaching these children…

Annual General Meeting 2016

Notice of the Annual General Meeting for the year 2016     Notice is given to the members of the Horn of Africa  Relief and Development Agency that the Annual General Meeting will be held at the  Edmund Rice Centre,15 Henley Rd, Homebush West on Saturday ,December 10, 2016 from 11am.     By order of…

Maternity Clinic Construction Compeleted

HARDA has recently built a maternity clinic in North Eastern Kenya in partnership with the Waso Resource Development Agency (WARDA). The maternity clinic will enable mothers in the rural villages to have access to a maternity health service and it will also provide primary health care in the isolated regions of Kenya. It serves the population…

Family Safety Pack

The Australian Government has developed a family safety pack with information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage. The pack aims to reduce violence against women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, by ensuring they understand their rights and where to get support if needed. It also aims…

Mental Health Project

Melinda Woodhouse, one of our HARDA volunteers, conducted a study on Mental Health on behalf of HARDA. The study ‘Healthy Minds: Perceptions of Mental Health and Wellbeing Among South Sudanese Australians’ was initiated by concerns of members of the South Sudanese community with increasing numbers of suicides. The study explores how mental health and wellbeing…
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New Land, New Life

After 12 months of planning, research & filming, HARDA released its new documentary titled New Land, New Life. The premiere of this exciting film was launched by THE HON BRENDAN O’CONNOR, Minister for Immigration & Citizenship on Feb 20th. It tells the inspiring stories of 5 refugees from the Horn of Africa, all who have…
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