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Former Zimbabwean refugee on the transforming power of education

‘I couldn’t be who I was before’


Conversation between mother and daughter, Alice and Michelle, about Alice fleeing to England from Zimbabwe.

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In Support of Refugees

What practical steps are being taken to provide refugees and asylum-seekers with the support they need to live again with dignity?

An inevitable passageway to Europe under COVID-19: A healthcare and economic crisis without precedence.

The COVID-19 outbreak is having a huge impact on refugees and migrants. A combination of factors in the country of origin – armed conflict, collapse of the economic system, climate change – leads to a growing number of refugees, internally displaced people and migrants leaving their homes to seek sanctuary and economic opportunities elsewhere.


Reading: A 'City of Sanctuary'

As Reading prepares to welcome 15 families of Syrian refugees, it's moving closer to becoming a City of Sanctuary.

Alice Mpofu-Coles - 2 - FWoC Global Celebration

"One refugee with no hope is one too many"

Ambassador and Ops advisory of City of Sanctuary

  • Trustee Reading City of Sanctuary

  • Previous Chair of Reading Refugee Support Group

  • Amnesty International Conference Skills Share Talk - London

  • ‘Improving the experiences of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children Talk –

  • London

  • Workshop on improving health information delivery contribution – Doctors of the World

  • One Strong voice – Implications of the National and Borders Bill with Members of Parliament

  • Grundtvig refugee women learning together in Belgium, Netherlands, Wales, England and Denmark.

  • Talks with several different organisations, voluntary sector and community groups

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