parenting talk by lutheran care

🌟🌏 Parenting in a New Land! 🌏🌟

What a blast! πŸš€ We gathered 17 amazing women from Arab and Afghan communities at MWASA for an incredible session on β€œParenting in Australia”! πŸŽ‰ Organized by Lutheran Care, we dove into Aussie parenting vibes, legal rights, the education system, and health tips! πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦βœ¨

From sharing stories to exploring support services, our day was packed with valuable insights and heartwarming connections. πŸ’¬πŸ’– Big thanks to all who came and shared their journey! Let’s keep this supportive community thriving! 🌿🀝

Refugee week community dinner

🌍✨ Celebrating Refugee Week with an amazing community dinner! ✨🌍

With approximately 100 attendees, including our wonderful organizers, volunteers, and SETS clients, the event was a true testament to the power of community and cultural exchange. 🍽️❀️

Huge thanks to Welcoming Australia, Port Adelaide Enfield, STTARS and the Red Cross for coming together and making this event unforgettable. From sharing delicious plates of food to enjoying the Henna Corner and Drawing for Kids, we embraced cultural diversity and celebrated unity. The vibrant atmosphere, filled with laughter and heartfelt conversations, highlighted the importance of inclusivity.

Here’s to fostering connections and celebrating the beauty of our diverse community! 🌏🀝

wellbeing session with sttars: session 7 & 8

πŸ•―οΈβœ¨ Session Spotlight: Candle Crafting & Mindfulness Mastery! 🌟

Session 8: Delve into the historical and cultural significance of candles with Ilya from STTARS! From melting wax to adding fragrance and color, participants created their own candles while enjoying a calming breathing meditation. πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈπŸ’†β€β™‚οΈ

Session 7: Participants reunited to finalize their candle masterpieces with Alyha’s guidance, infusing them with chosen scents. A serene ambiance filled the room as everyone lit their creations, followed by a refreshing mindfulness exercise. πŸŒΏπŸ’–

Stay tune for our next session and ignite your creativity and calm! πŸ”₯

Sttars with arabic women session 1

🌟 Elevating Wellbeing with STTARS! 🌟

From holistic healing practices to delicious, nutritious food, and thrilling adventures around Adelaide, we’re committed to enhancing the quality of life for our community. Our discussions focused on mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing, ensuring everyone has access to natural, culturally respectful nutrition. Plus, we’re planning inclusive excursions to foster social connections and relaxation.Β πŸπŸžοΈπŸ’–


πŸ’ͺ✨ Session 5 was an enlightening journey into chronic pain management, led by Moty and Elian. We delved deep into understanding chronic pain, its impact on daily life, and explored practical exercises aimed at providing relief during flare-ups. Together, we learned valuable strategies for managing pain and enhancing overall well-being.

πŸŒΏπŸ§˜β€β™€οΈIn session 6, we shifted our focus to mental health and self-care, guided by the insightful Illyan. We explored factors influencing sleep quality and discovered the vital role of nutrition in promoting better sleep and mood. Illyan’s demonstration with variety of seeds highlighted the importance of incorporating vegetables into our diets, inspiring us to prioritize our health from within.

Let’s continue this empowering journey of self-discovery and growth, supporting each other along the way as we strive for holistic wellness!πŸŒΌπŸƒ

food safety and falafel making wrap

Spreading knowledge and cooking up fun with MWASA’s Food and Safety session! Our SETS youth got a taste of essential skills thanks to Kathryn, a rosckstar volunteer from the Australian Red Cross!🌟From processing to safe preparation, we covered it all – because staying safe in the kitchen is as important as whipping up delicious meals!πŸ‘©β€πŸ³πŸ’ͺ Plus, who could resist a hands-on chicken wrap making session?πŸŒ―πŸ˜‹πŸ³πŸ”₯

Here’s to learning, laughing, and staying healthy together!πŸ™ŒπŸ“š

women centrelink talk (sets)

A journey of empowerment and englightment!

Our session was a hit with participants, who soaked in the wealth of knowledge about Centerlink, Child Support and Medicare. πŸ“š From understanding eligibility criteria to mastering application procedures, attendees left feeling equipped to navigate Australia’s support systems with ease. Β πŸ’ΌπŸ’‘The presenter’s clear explainations and accessible language made even the most complex toxics digestible, leaving everyone feeling confident an empowered.Β πŸ™Œ

Plus, the appreciation for the relevance and benefits if the content was palpable!🀩 Here’s to empowerment, gratitude and the journey to mastering Australia’s social support landscape together!✨

youth leadership: eid gathering @bonython park

Inspiring Eid vibes at Bonython Park! 🎨🌸From vibrant face paintings to canvas masterpieces, our young ladies demonstrated leadership and creativity at the core of cultural celebration. Together, we’re fostering a community where every stroke narrates a tale of encouragement and growth! 🌟πŸ’ͺ

parenting: ramadhan iftar

Gathered around the Iftar table, where differences fade and hearts unite.πŸŒ™πŸ½οΈ
Our SETS women and youth from diverse backgrounds gathered with friends and family at the heart of MWASA to share a night of prayer, food and games! πŸ€ΈπŸ€— Grateful for all the lovely participants who joined us to celebrate, and for sharing food and love! πŸ’–


Step into a world of tranquility and empowerment with MWASA and STTARS! 🌿 Session 4 unveils a blissful day at Mt. Lofty Botanic Garden, where nature’s therapy meets mindfulness.🌺Meanwhile, Session 3 dials up the funk with stress-busting EFT techniques and a dive into chronic pain management.πŸ’†β€β™€Who knew wellbeing could be this cool?


Empowering Arab women, one discussion at a time! 🌟πŸ’ͺ Our session in South Australia sparked conversations on mental health, cultural dynamics, self-care, and community support, creating a vibrant space for holistic wellbeing. πŸ§ πŸ’– From breaking stigmas to embracing self-care, let’s thrive together! 🌺🀝

pickles making - harmony day

From pickles to unity! πŸ₯’πŸŒˆ We’re bringing cultures together with every jar as we celebrate Harmony Day and Ramadan in delicious harmony! πŸŽ‰πŸ’« Join us in supporting these incredible Arab and Afghan women as they pickle their way to empowerment and recognition. Let’s spread the love, one jar at time! β€οΈπŸ‘©β€πŸ³

budgeting and bills workshop (SETS)

πŸ’Έβœ¨ Money matters made fun! 🌟 MWASA teamed up with Uniting Communities for a Budgeting & Bills workshop, turning financial wisdom into an adventure. From mastering budget basics to conquering bill strategies, we equipped newly-arrived refugee women with the financial superpowers they need! πŸ’ͺπŸ’‘ Setting goals became a game, and planning for the future never felt this exciting! πŸš€πŸ’°

women sewing class has kicked off (SEts)

Thread by thread, stitch by stitch, our sewing adventure begins! 🧡✨Our sewing class has officially kicked off, and we’re threading the needle of creativity! Join us in this fabric-filled adventure every session – where every stitch tells a story. Let the creativity unfold!πŸ‘— 🧡🌈

women fitness program (SEts)

πŸ’ƒβœ¨ Sweating away stresses and grooving to the beats! 🎢 MWASA brought the energy with a dynamic Zumba session for mothers and daughters in our SETS program. While we can’t share the actual pics from our fitness fiesta due to participant requests, imagine the joy, and high-energy moves that filled the room. From salsa vibes to cardio fun, we danced, laughed, and bonded, making health a celebration. Cheers to smiles, spirits soaring, and another day of fitness and fun!

DFV: STARRS Wellbeing with Afghan women session 1 (SETS)

Celebrating wellness the Afghan way! 🌺✨

Our wellbeing session with MWASA and STTARS was a blend of self-care, social vibes, and empowerment magic. From heartwarming discussions to dance-offs and interactive games, we’re creating a space where joy meets resilience! πŸŽΆπŸ’ƒ Grateful for these moments and excited for more therapy days ahead. Let’s keep the wellness journey alive! πŸ’ͺ🌟

bowling and laser tag activities (SETS)

🎳 Bowling and laser tag fun with friends!πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ’¨

School holidays are for adventures, and MWASA made sure we had a blast! From strikes to strategy, we did it all. Breaking barriers, building friendships, and munching on delicious treats! πŸ•πŸ₯€


Empowering minds, connecting hearts!πŸ’ͺ✨

Our wellbeing session with STTARS was a blast, kicking off with laughter and connection. β€˜Together We Can’ is not just a program; it’s a journey of friendships, knowledge, and self-care. Here’s to embracing diversity, promoting wellness, and learning together! 🌺🀝