Author Archive: Akidwa

Life Lessons from a Chinese bamboo farmer

Life lessons from the Chinese bamboo farmer  By Nengi Benstowe   Nengi Benstowe came to Ireland as a student, and she has been living here for a while now. She is a writer, a gospel artist and a public speaker. She explains how what she has learnt about bamboo farming helps her to support her […]

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Your Health Matters

My Health Matters!                       Friday September 13th AkiDwA Health Fair to offer free health checks at St Agatha’s Hall, Dunne Street, Ballybough, Dublin 3 Ireland’s migrant women’s network AkiDwA has joined forces with Cairde to organise a Health Fair in Dublin City where free health checks and self-care treatments will be available to everyone […]

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Press Release                                                              Date:  July 25th 2019 AkiDwA is in Monaghan this Saturday to celebrate diversity and  to discuss the many ways that migrants contribute to life in the border county Embrace Our Diversity, now one in eight of the Irish population is a migrant AkiDwA, Ireland’s network for migrant women will be in Monaghan Town […]

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Stronger Together: Migrant Women Launch their 2019 Election manifesto

AkiDwA Thursday 9 May 2019 PRESS RELEASE Migrant women from dozens of organisations have come together as Migrant Women na hÉireann to launch a pre-election manifesto outlining their priorities for voting in  Ireland’s 2019 local and European elections. Salome Mbugua, AkiDwA Head of Operation & Strategy said: “ Ireland will be going to the polls […]

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AkiDwA is seeking a mental health researcher

Request for Tender – Mental Health Researcher AkiDwA invites tenders from a qualified person to conduct research for a baseline study of the mental health needs of migrant women and the services available to them. The successful applicant will also deliver a series of informal psychosocial support and art therapy sessions in a culturally sensitive […]

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Brain Gain Ireland 2018

Brain Gain Ireland The annual networking meeting for migrant entrepreneurs and professionals When: Thursday, 12th July, 2016 Time: 6pm – 9pm Where: Dublin City Council Civic Offices, Wood Quay, Dublin 8.

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AkiDwA Open Day

AkiDwA Open Day Embracing Diversity and Inclusion 28th June 2018 10am – 3pm Community Hall; Killarney Court, Buckingham Street Upper, Dublin 1. Besides AkiDwA offices.

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