Community

RR provides community assistance and support to improve lives and promote aspirations of Syrians in Manchester. In response to the growing number of Syrian immigrants to the UK, RR has established an advice service that provides support with immigration matters, benefits, and job searches, thus working to improve the economic and social well-being of Manchester Syrian residents and helping them to become self-reliant in their new country. RR also brings the Syrian community together during these difficult times experienced in their mother country through organising social gatherings and monthly seminars that promote constructive discussion within our community. Many of our activities are open to the public and are highly successful in networking the Syrian community with the wider Manchester community.
Recent news in Community section

Train the trainer-Creative and Social Entrepreneur Programme

Between 3rd and 9th of September 2017, our Refugee Support Coordinator, Ahmad Mujahed Nayef, joined activists from Germany, Sweden, Lebanon, UK, Norway, France, and Greece in Athens to get the training for “Train the trainer-Creative and Social Entrepreneur Programme”. The Creative and Social Entrepreneur Programme is a short course certified by University of Manchester.

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Seventh Annual Syrian Family Fun Day, a huge success

Over 1500 Syrians from across the UK and their non-Syrian friends attended our 7th annual Syrian fun day in Manchester on Saturday the 2nd of September. It was held this year at the Albion Academy in Salford and it was a hugely successful event that bought hundreds of Syrians from across the UK to connect with their local communities and to celebrate Eid Al-Adha.

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