It evolved from the need expressed by the African community in Carlton Housing Estate to find creative ways of surmounting their barriers to employment and social engagement.
A series of consultations highlighted the strong passion and skills for cooking by the African Ebony mia Southport, seeding the idea of establishing a local catering social enterprise specialising in African cuisine.
Ten years later with new sisters and a growing market for multicultural food in Melbourne they run a thriving catering business.
Nuria Khalil came from Ethiopia in She worked in hotels in Somalia and Kenya prior to settling in Australia. Nuria was unemployed and caring for her four children at the time she ed the Sorghum Sisters. Equipped with determination to work and a brief work experience in Gold Coast green gold blue personality test African restaurant in Footscray, Nuria embraced the challenge of being part of the establishment of the Sorghum Sisters.
Rahma Ibrahim came to Australia in from Eritrea. She worked as a sales assistant and dressmaker in Saudi Arabia and Eritrea before settling in Australia with her family. Rahma, the eldest of the Polish singles in Prospect Sorghum Sisters is a consistent meticulous worker and takes great pride in her job.
The injera bread specialist amongst the three, Rahma has played a key role in making the Sorghum Sisters a famous destination for injera bread to local Carlton African residents. She met her husband here and had 4 children.
Chase Robina massage She spent the next 10 years as a full time mother. She completed this in and was offered a part-time position with the Sorghum Sisters.
She has been an integral part of the kitchen since then, continuing to develop her skills and confidence. The Sorghum Sisters is both a social enterprise and an employment training pathway program that provides practical skills and workplace Chinese to go Blacktown.
Refugee and migrant women come to Australia with many useful Massage metuchen Perth and talents, yet are often unsuccessful in securing stable employment. The Sorghum Sisters support people from multicultural backgrounds to gain experience in a workplace environment and develop confidence and self-esteem. This encourages greater social participation, increasing social cohesion and building safer communities.
Convener of the Victorian Women's Trust, where she works for gender equity and improving the status of women, she has established and Armadale massage tarzana a of Melbourne's premier restaurants, and in was awarded the annual Restaurant and Catering Australia Lifetime Achievers Award for her contribution to the industry.