Finding any kind of work has always been one of the biggest problems confronting African refugees during the early days of arrival in Australia. But, now, there is a good enough reason for optimism.
Recently, 25 Sudanese refugees were offered employment at the local meat works in the City of Murray Bridge – 80km east of Adelaide, South Australia. More recruits may soon follow!
The good news is that the vibrant Murray Bridge community, where residents enjoy a prosperous lifestyle, has welcomed the Africans with open arms.
Meanwhile, Nayano Taylor-Neumann of the Lutheran Community Care Refugee Services in Murray Bridge is working closely with the new arrivals; helping them to make sense of the world around them and providing resettlement services.
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