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…
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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…

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…

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…
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