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…
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2016 African and CALD Youth Mentoring Project (Multicultural NSW Unity Grant)

The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency of Australia (HARDA) in-conjunction with Auburn Sports Club is successfully implemented its 2016 Multicultural NSW Unity Grant African and CALD Youth Mentoring Program in the Western and South-Western Sydney region. A major barrier for newly arrived refugees, migrant and CALD youth prior to the successful implementation of…
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Swim Survive and Socialise 2017

HARDA has just completed another successful year of the Swim, Survive and Socialise 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…

New Land, New Life – Educational Resource

The Horn of Africa Relief and Development Agency (HARDA) has released an Education Resource to supplement its short 25-minute film, New Land, New Life. This documentary is a valuable resource for Australian students. It  tells the inspiring stories of five refugees from the Horn of Africa, all who have undergone great hardship yet made successful new…
HARDA Job Search Post Training Activity

Harda’s Job Search Program

HARDA in partnership with Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre and trainer Mohammed Sabsabi (DDM3 Consulting), have just completed the first phase of a pilot Job Training Program: 10 training sessions to assist people from a Horn of African background 20yrs and over to obtain the knowledge and skills to assist them to seek and gain employment. The training…

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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