News stories tagged with "Refugee"
A lesson in healing, from our students
June 22, 2022
A class of students from diverse countries and backgrounds have given presentations on “Healing and Human Connections” in a special Refugee Week event at Navitas Skilled Futures Canberra. The students – from countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, China, Myanmar, Vietnam, Japan, Mexico and Bangladesh – presented to classmates and representatives from the Canberra Refugee Service (CRS). […]
Refugee Dhafer finds most meaningful work helping others
June 2, 2022
Dhafer Shano has more than 20 years’ experience repairing electrical items in his home town of Baghdad. But today in the Western Sydney suburb of Fairfield, it is the welfare of fellow migrants being carefully tended to by the 56-year-old Chaldean refugee. Dhafer arrived in Australia with his wife and son in 2017, having originally fled […]
Serving others the true reward for Fairfield’s most faithful refugee
July 1, 2021
During Refugee Week, Navitas Skilled Futures’s Basim Shamaon received a prestigious NSW Humanitarian Award for his outstanding work with refugees.
He spoke to Fiona West about his own journey as a young Iraqi refugee and how it helped him find his calling in a vocation devoted to helping others.