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About Arise Women Support Association Inc.

Arise Women Support Association Inc. (AWSA) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides empowering programs for South Sudanese-Australian women. We focus on the core areas of education and social wellbeing to enhance the capacity to build a vibrant community.

Our Mission

Our mission involves supporting women’s personal development to achieve knowledge through core areas of education and training, and facilitating their involvement in learning to develop their natural abilities to their fullest potential.

Our Vision

We envision women who are empowered and confident serving as role models, and participating in and influencing their communities.

Our Values

  • Integrity, Honesty, and Accountability

  • Strength-Based Approach

  • Promoting quality through continued reflection and improvement

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Our Objectives

We aim to provide empowering programs to strengthen the capacity of women. We facilitate social connections to minimise isolation and stress, per the identified needs.

We facilitate a range of awareness sessions and relevant activities to equip women with the necessary knowledge. Furthermore, we strive to increase opportunities for personal and professional development through the provision of support services and training.

Our Impact

Our team facilitates education and social activities that promote knowledge, personal development, and connections as per identified needs. We work closely with our members to encourage, support, and provide opportunities for women to address their self-development and social wellbeing.