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Jämtlands Tidning drew attention to our 3 Kitchens, 3 Paths to Empowerment, the Erasmus+ project recently, highlighting our work in Sweden, Ireland, France,and the Netherlands to strengthen foreign-born women’s opportunities for employment, working hours and social entrepreneurship. The article puts the spotlight on our Swedish lead partner, the municipality of

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Bridging Cultures: Zhiru He’s Journey in the 3 Kitchens Project

This article originally featured on the EPALE Platform here We were delighred that Zhiru He, a Chinese work-study student at LABA, shared her experience of participation in the first 3 Kitchens project workshop for the social and economic integration of migrant women through cooking. “A Chinese student in Bordeaux since 2022

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New Co-Operation to Benefit Kromkom 3 Kitchens

An exciting new co-operation is underway between the Krokom 3 Kitchens, 3 Paths to Empowerment team and Birka folkhögskola Home | Birka.  Located just ten kilometres from Krokom, Birka Folkhögskola is best known for its music education, but there is so much more! It offers training for those who want to

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Celebrating World Refugee Day: 3 Kitchens is Inspired by Funké

World Refugee Day, observed on 20th June, is a day to honour the strength and courage of refugees around the globe. It’s an opportunity to build empathy and understanding for their plight and to recognise their resilience in rebuilding their lives. In this spirit, we highlight the remarkable journey of

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Solidarity Flavours in Bordeaux

👩🏽 🍳 In May 2024, Le LABA and Marie Curry organised a second solidarity cooking workshop led by 6 women from immigrant backgrounds with the aim of integrating and enhancing their culinary skills, all those the lens of volunteering in their communities. 📌 During this workshop, the women cooked and enjoyed a traditional dish

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Funké Egberongbe Interview

“Every big thing out there you see, no matter how small, no matter how big, starts with a dream. But if you don’t go for that dream, nothing happens, it remains a dream. So, for everyone out there with a dream, go for it.” Val Robus interviewed Funke Egberongbe from FUNKÈ Afro

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Our second time meeting as partners brought us on April 24-25 2024 to the wonderful Krokom Municipality in Jämtland County, Sweden, and our hosts Krokoms kommun  Krokoms kommun – Krokoms kommun.  Not even some lost luggage could dampen our enthusiasm to meet again in person and work together over 2

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Funké Egberongbe

From Direct Provision to Opening a Restaurant

Funké Egberongbe arrived in Ireland as a refugee from Nigeria in 2005. She encountered many challenges when she arrived, including learning the different culture, language and dealing with the system. Funké spent ten years in direct provision and part of that time was in Globe House in Sligo. Food was

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Why is this project needed?

Through the daily work of our partners, we know migrant women are particularly hard to engage in education. But a kitchen is a less daunting step. Our motivations are supported by evidence and statistics, highlighting the need for such an initiative: Economic Empowerment: Female migrants often face higher unemployment rates

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