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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".

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Four Brave Women: Summer Hill café empowers refugee entrepreneurs

Courtesy The Australian: Ethiopian refugee Adi Tefera, left, with volunteer chef Kate Spina at Four Brave WomenFour Brave Women is open for business!

Developed as a joint initiative between The Trading Circle, a division of the charity Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, and SSI, Four Brave Women is a café and community space where refugees have the opportunity to create a sustainable income for themselves using their culinary skills. It is a creative and inclusive space that celebrates different cultures through food and art.

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