When enterprising, hardworking people are trying to make ends meet, every bit of help goes a long way.
“People need to be really creative to survive in the community, but it really does make an impact. I’ve had clients come to me once things have improved and they’re just so grateful,” says Adrian.
Since then Sayed has had a positive decision on his visa and was able to get a job at a local Afghan restaurant in Adelaide. With help from Red Cross, he and Sayeeda have found a safe place to live.
Now they’re looking forward to a bright future.
“I feel like the times are changing,” Sayed says. “We can follow all the hopes we have and start planning a life to build.
“Since 2014 we worried every night, every day that we would have to go back. It’s an important thing, that Red Cross gave us the emergency relief. It gave us hope.”