Meet the Volunteer – Amanda

Meet Amanda from our social media team. ”I have been working as part of the Refugee Cafe social media team since mid 2021. I have always wanted to help refugees in the very difficult experience of settling into a new country. In this role I

New Phase

Refugee Cafe moves into a new phase

Now that we can be more optimistic that we are coming out of the pandemic, Refugee Cafe is moving into an exciting new phase in

Chef cooking

Refugee Cafe’s first training programme is here!

Our mission at Refugee Cafe is to use the power of food to support local refugees into employment. So, we are extremely excited to be launching our very first training programme, aimed at empowering refugees with a background in hospitality to find work in this industry!

Iolanda holding food

Introducing our interim Operations Manager

We are excited to announce that we have recently appointed Iolanda Chirico as our interim Operations Manager. Iolanda is the Founder of the Refugee Café


Cooking up a storm!

Refugee Week came to a close, like all good things, with much feasting, live music and general merrymaking. This took the form of a mini


Volunteering with Refugee Cafe

This week is Volunteers Week in the UK so we wanted to take the opportunity to celebrate our wonderful volunteers and the contributions they make.

Refugees and Mental Health

The past 15 months of lockdowns, isolation and other pandemic-related stresses have had a hugely detrimental impact on people’s collective mental health as we struggled


Eid al-Fitr: A meeting of loved ones

The Eid is meeting of loved ones. Every traveler and expatriate returns to celebrate the Eid with his family in his country. In the Eid,

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