Teacher seeking asylum wins refugee friends award 2005
Mansoor (member of the National Union of Teachers, and on the left
of the picture with family) who was a school teacher in Pakistan and
is seeking asylum with her husband (see
their website), has been working
tirelessly over the last three years to help solve the problems of
those who are in the same situation as she is.
has helped a number of families to get admissions for their
education in both schools and adult education centres, given support
as an interpretter in surgeries, schools, dentists, hospitals and
particularly helped women integrate into the UK.
has been working in the Routes project as a volunteer and has also
joined the British Red Cross. The award is from the Pakistan
Refugees Organisation and will be presented by the Lord Mayor of
Manchester Afzal Khan.
Kashif Ali of the PRO said "Congratulations, we feel it is important
to recognise the good work that is done by the many unsung heroes in
the community such as yourself, your selfless acts provide a counter
balance to negative headlines that often make the front pages of
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