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Refugee Voices Scotland
41 minutes | a year ago
“I DON’T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER” – Ngqabutho Mpofu – DJ, Actor, Jaiva Founder and more
Ngqabutho Mpofu is a DJ, an actor, chairman of Ignite Theatre Company, the founder of Jaiva and a lot more. In this podcast recorded in front of an audience, he tells us how he got into DJ-ing and Acting, about a beautiful moment on a roadside with two policemen and the big influences on his...
28 minutes | a year ago
Nihaya Jaber – a strong lady
Nihaya Jaber is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow. She is also an intern for the Palestinian Arabic online project. This is a third-generation Palestinian refugee story. She is Palestinian, from Gaza. In this podcast, she talks about life in one of the most populated refugee camps in Gaza, how she experienced reverse...
30 minutes | a year ago
A Very Refuweegee Christmas
This podcast was recorded on a wet and cold December Sunday at the Refuweegee shop in 100 Byres Road in Glasgow. Refuweegee held a social event for the public and volunteers. It featured a performance from the Nevis Ensemble.
30 minutes | a year ago
Feel at home in Scotland – Welcoming Edinburgh!
This episode features The Welcoming Association in Edinburgh whose mission is to “Welcome newcomers, build community and learn together”.
21 minutes | 2 years ago
Scottish Detainee Visitors – Supporting people in Dungavel. Influencing policy on detention.
Scottish Detainee Visitors is a Scottish Charity that supports people detained by the immigration service in Scotland and through its work and projects influences government policy on detention.
32 minutes | 2 years ago
Radiant and Brighter – a place for people to come together and learn from each other.
This podcast features Radiant and Brighter an organisation set up by Pheona and Micheal Matovu, who were not refugees or asylum seekers and therefore, did not qualify for any support. They experienced destitution and though their experiences developed a Community Interest Company with a range of services that aim to bridge the gap between the needs of the growing BAME refugee and migrant communities.
26 minutes | 2 years ago
This episode features Lyndsay McDade. Mum and a refugee volunteer many times over, particularly in camps in France. She also has a lot of knowledge and experience of how our system deals with unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and has direct experience of the asylum processes by looking after a young person going through the asylum process.
42 minutes | 2 years ago
Our first live show with an audience – join us at the Solas Festival!
Welcome to our very first podcast recorded in front of an audience at a festival! We were delighted to be asked to join the University of Glasgow UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the Solas Festival in beautiful Perthshire.
20 minutes | 2 years ago
Not a bike project, a project that supports people’s inclusion and integration – Bikes for Refugees
This episode features Steven McCluskey, the founder of the Bikes for Refugees Charity, which if you follow them on twitter, seems to be growing arms and legs or should that be pedals and chains? Bikes for refugees started through a meeting that included Steven, a young gentleman from Syria called Yaman and what Steven describes as a bike shaped object.
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