SSI News Blog

The SSI Community Kitchen was pleased to have Sue Dahman return to cook for a group of 95 clients who were joined by 10 volunteers, bilingual guides and case managers.

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Also joining the lunch were representatives from the Arab Council of Australia and Settlement Council of Australia, who remarked on the inspiring and enjoyable initiative. The clients helping in the kitchen learnt to make traditional Lebanese inspired dishes such as fattoush salad, kofta, and lentils with rice, while others enjoyed playing soccer and some general "time out".

Success stories

Karim's small business success while seeking asylum

Ignite Small Business Start-ups client Karim.Karim* arrived in Australia in 2012 to seek asylum when it became unsafe for him to stay in Iran.

An electrical engineer by trade and with a wealth of experience, he owned and operated his own business in his home town of Shiraz, Iran.

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