Afro Innovation Group

Who we are

Vision
Our vision is to increase public empathy for refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant protection matters in the East Midlands, exert positive influence on local authorities and public attitudes in support of the fair treatment of refugees, and deliver a range of advice, advocacy and support services that have a positive impact on the lives of our beneficiaries and that build on our profile as a provider of genuinely holistic services.
Mission
The mission of Afro Innovation is to be recognised as one of the best providers of support to refugees, asylum seekers, and disadvantaged migrants in the East Midlands and as a strong contributor to the aspiration of Leicester to drive out inequalities in the city region.

Outcomes we seek to achieve

Refugees

  • Safe, independent and able to make positive choices
  • Improved physical and mental health
  • Move into safe and suitable accommodation
  • Managing a tenancy and accommodation
  • Becoming employed
  • Achieve accredited qualifications
  • Reduced isolation/increased support networks
  • Improved employability

 

Asylum seekers

  • Improved safety
  • Improved physical and mental health
  • Reduced stress/anxiety
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Improved basic and living-in-the-UK skills
  • Move into safe and suitable accommodation
  • Achieve accredited qualifications (where possible)
  • Reduced isolation/increased support networks

 

BAME communities

 

  • Becoming employed
  • Becoming a regular volunteer
  • Move into safe and suitable accommodation
  • Improved employability
  • Able to make positive choices
  • Achieve accredited qualifications
  • Reduced isolation/increased support networks
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Staff
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Projects
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People Reached
495
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meet our team

The people behind the scenes that make things happen

Operations and Research Coordinator
Casework Manager
afro volunteer
Project Coordinator