Migrants and refugees making a difference
Migrant and refugee-led organisations are the unsung heroes on the
international development stage. They strive to advance human rights,
fight poverty, encourage economic development and build peace. Yet they
are often overlooked by funders and policymakers.
Diaspora Action Australia (DAA) is the only organisation in
Australia supporting migrant and refugee communities who are creating
positive change in a tumultuous world. It's a big ambition, but it's
one that's inspired hundreds of people over the years.
are proud to provide migrant and refugee organisations with resources,
information and training; facilitate dialogue and shared learning; build
networks; and amplify their voices locally, nationally and
A monthly donation of $20 will make an extraordinary difference to a
small organisation like us: in just one year your support could have
helped a diaspora partner build a website, write letters to an Member of
Parliament, plan a human rights campaign or organise an event.
If you are not in a position to contribute to us monthly, please
consider a single donation of $50, or an amount that suits you. A single
gift of $50 could partially fund a customised workshop allowing diaspora
organisations to build skills, such as in social media, advocacy, human
rights campaigning, or implementing projects overseas.
contribution you are able to make today, we thank you for all your
support of Diaspora Action Australia. This organisation has grown
because of people like you, who have seen the remarkable energy and
potential of migrant and refugee communities in Australia to create
positive change here and internationally.
As one member of
the Ogaden community said: "Nothing is impossible when we have you