Local projects

HARDA’s mission is to support migrants and refugees from the Horn of Africa as they settle into their new lives in Australia. We aim to provide a link to the local communities and to provide individuals and families with the tools they need to become successful and engaged members of their new communities

Below is a series of projects that we are currently working on and supporting. If you are able to assist, please let us know.

Jobs for African Migrants program
Started in 2017, this ongoing program uses a mentor based & individually tailored approach to assist unemployed or underemployed African migrants, primarily women, to overcome the many barriers to employment. Read More
Swim, Survive and Socialise program
The HARDA Swim, Survive and Socialise program is an annual comprehensive swimming and water safety program for children and youth of migrants mainly from the Horn of Africa. Read More
Community programs
HARDA runs small projects in the Sydney area that aim to help and support migrants, their families and communities from the Horn of Africa integrate into local Australian life. Read More
HARDA has had a long involvement in youth programs with the HARDA Outreach Programs central to one of our flagship programs. It encourages young Somali participants to develop their leadership skills through sporting and community activities. Read More
Connecting Communities
Connecting Communities is a annual program consistings of a series of activities where kids from our communities and the Eastern suburbs get together to have fun and learn about each other in the process. Read More
HARDA run a number of other interesting programs. Read More