Rosemary Kunene is a community activist and a social entrepreneur. She is involved in various social integration initiatives for refugees and migrants in Co. Laois, with over 7 years’ experience of organising and facilitating workshops on personal development, entrepreneurship, and integration for migrants. She is the founder of Dignity Partnership, a work integration social enterprise delivering personal development programmes that foster integration for people from a refugee and asylum-seeking background. She holds a B. A degree in Applied Addiction Studies and Community Development and a Masters in Cooperatives and Social Enterprise from University College of Cork.
With her lived experience in the Direct Provision system she offers workshops and talks in schools on various topics such as; life in Direct Provision; refugees and asylum seekers integration and their rights; ‘culture shock’ between the Irish society and the new communities; refugees’ journey (stories of home and stories of welcome) etc. These workshops can be conducted online or face to face.
Please Contact for more details: [email protected] or Call: 089 254 6155
Rispa Muthoni Mwangi
I am an experienced facilitator and have worked for Amnesty International as a Global Citizenship Educator for the past three years. I take pride in sharing my personal story to school workshops and interacting with the students. The workshops entail stories of refuge. My purpose and passion lies in offering meaningful interactions with teenagers. I am based in Mayo Currently pursuing a BA in Addiction Studies and Community development.
Email: [email protected]
Charges: 100euros for 1hr 30mins
Diana Lakelo Siwela
I am a dedicated and driven lady with over 10 years’ experience in professional working environments in management, teaching and facilitator roles. I am an advocate for human rights and as a refugee myself I strive to ensure that our voices are heard and our stories shared to spread awareness. I work for Amnesty International as a Global Citizen Educator. I am facilitating workshops to students at schools on stories of refugees. I have also facilitated workshops on anti-racism at University College Cork and Wexford and Waterford Education and Training Board. I am based in Millstreet Cork. Available to do online and face to face workshops.
Email: [email protected]
Contact: 083 073 9751
Charges: 100 – 150 euros per session
Diploma in Secondary Education
BA Health Sciences and Social Services
Studying towards Higher Diploma in Safety, Health and Welfare at work