DIWC has been running a successful peer education pilot programme in partnership with the Scottish Refugee Council over the past few months. This programme was developed to complement the current local authority ESOL provision by using a peer education approach to provide New Scots with opportunities for language acquisition outside the classroom and a space […]
“Originally I am from Iraq. I have two sisters and a brother and I grew up in Bagdad. I do not remember Iraq the way it is portrayed in the media. People would talk about the conflict in the country, the war between Iraq and Iran. But, I grew up in a big house with […]
Project Worker and Lead Youth Worker
I facilitate our French conversation class and lead the Macara youth group for teenage girls and young women aged 12-21. I also coordinate the peer education groups DIWC currently runs in partnership with the Scottish Refugee Council.
What do I do now? Join our Mellow Bump program Talk to your health visitor, social worker, key worker or midwife. Someone from the group will meet with you either at your home or somewhere you feel comfortable to answer any questions you have and to welcome you to the group. We will organise taxis […]
I was born in Pakistan. My family migrated to Glasgow when I was about 3 years old. I grew up in Glasgow and I stayed there until I got married, 30 years ago. I moved to Dundee because my husband is based here. I like living in Dundee and the Asian community here is very […]