The next installment of The More You Know series – Introducing Yasmin

bear hunt photography and scarf introduce the more you know yasmin syria refugee week

Commencing this Sunday, 17th of June is Refugee Week. To celebrate the diversity and common humanity of all people, we have been interviewing and photographing individuals from a range of backgrounds and experiences in the Illawarra community in a collaborative storytelling project with Bear Hunt Photography called ‘The More You Know’....

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Introducing ‘The More You Know’: A Collaborative Project Featuring Individuals in the SCARF Community

'The More You Know' project with SCARF and Bear Hunt Photography

To mark International Women’s Day, we launched an important storytelling project that we’ve been working on with Bear Hunt Photography and individuals in the SCARF Community called ‘The More You Know’. ‘The More You Know’ is a series of photo essays giving a platform to people from refugee backgrounds to share stories and anecdotes that...

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Eugenia’s Story

“To all SCARF’s members, former and present, I hope this email meets you in good health. I am writing to inform you that my younger student, Alphonso has completed high school, and to also thank you for your extraordinary support that got all my children through high school. In 2005,...

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SCARF Welcomes Three Bilingual Community Workers in Newly Created Roles

SCARF is thrilled to welcome three fantastic Community Workers to our small team of core staff. As our new Community Workers, Wafaa, Zahra and Francis will be assisting SCARF with a range of priorities, including community outreach and mobilisation and language support. They will also support SCARF as key advisers in the development and implementation of our...

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Azita’s Story

Azita's story - SCARF

“My name’s Azita. I’m Afghani, but I was born in Iran. My parents were born in Afghanistan but forced to flee because of the Revolution – my father was a politician, on the opposing side. My uncle was shot for his political beliefs and later died. My parents felt safe...

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Volunteer Voices: Volunteers from Refugee Backgrounds

Among the 388 volunteers at SCARF are people who know exactly what it’s like to be on the other side.  These volunteers began their SCARF journey as refugee community members, and are now volunteering to help others who may be facing challenges previously experienced by themselves. SCARF’s volunteers from refugee backgrounds are in a...

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