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The Empty Homes Project: Abdulaziz's Story

Council Renovated Properties

Around Bristol there are council properties lying unoccupied, waiting to be refurbished and restored.

Rashiid codes his way to Nanodegree success

Rashiid is the first student to complete the Nanodegree with ACH and CodeDoor, having s

#rethinkingrefugee as Social Innovation

What is social innovation?

At the core, social innovation means a process where effective solutions are developed and applied in or

“How we made it”- Fuad Mahamed on changing the perceptions of refugees

Fuad came to the UK over 21 years ago as a refugee.  As someone that comes from a refugee background, he was grateful for the ways he was welcomed in this country and the perspective of a new start.

Meet Rima

Meet Rima Jalba, our new Marketing, Communications and Digital Content Coordinator. Rima has recently joined the ACH team to help us spread the word further and build a bigger network of people who will support our work and cause. Read more about her previous experience and career goals in our meet the team interview.

Economic insecurity: The case for a 21st Century Safety Net

Findings: What are the issues faced by workers? 

Although the government recently declared employment was at a record high of 32.75 million, this report asks: is this really secure employment?  

August Wellbeing Retreat

This month our Support Team along with 5 tenants have enjoyed the benefits of going on a wellbeing retreat. The retreat was possible as part of an application to the Originators fund, through Bristol City Council.

Training Refugees: How We Foster Integration & Community

There are various forms of training available for refugees in the UK. BAME and refugee training programs take place around the country, ranging from English language and life skills to vocational training and job readiness. Read more in our latest blog.

Meet Beverly

Beverly has recently joined our Himilo team as our new Himilo Operations Manager after previously working for the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership. Read more about her in our meet the team interview.