Social Gatherings

Zumba Training & Awareness Session on Cancer

On Tuesday 28 June, we held the 1st event at our new centre by organizing a Zumba session for ladies only. It was a great opportunity for our ladies to reconnect with each other in a funny, sociable, and healthy manner by practising Zumba and having a great time with each other.

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HIVE: Film Screening & Discussion

On Wednesday 19 May 2022, we hosted the film screening and post-screening discussion of the film “Hive” at our centre in Longsight. It is an award-winning film and a true story of resilience and hope with strong parallels to the story of many Syrian women and families. HIVE is a powerful tribute to everyday women who quietly, and against the odds, change lives.

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Awareness Session on Cancer Screening

On Thursday 21 April 2022, and in partnership with Mawlawi Kurdish Cultural Centre Shekh Raouf Barzinji Mosque, we delivered 2 presentations in Arabic about three important types of cancer in the UK that can be diagnosed early by the NHS free screenings: breast cancer, cervical cancer, and bowel cancer.

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Annual Fundraising for Iqraa School

On Saturday 16 April 2022, we organised our annual fundraising Iftaar for Iqraa School (north Syria) at Eastern Pearl Banqueting Hall in Manchester. This school provides vital educational and psychological support to about 500 children in Syria.

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Meeting with the White Helmets

On Sunday 27 March 2022, we had the pleasure of meeting Raed al-Saleh, the head of Syria Civil Defence - The White Helmets at our centre, where we talked about the history of the #WhiteHelmets, their roles in documenting human rights violations, the current situation in Syria, and what can be done to protect civilians and help displaced people.

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