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Somalia: Food With A Side of Community Fundraiser


Marwo Abdi's family is seeking refuge in Canada. The family is originally from Somalia, but is currently residing at a refugee camp in Kampala, Uganda. Come for dinner and help us raise money for the Kalmo Refugee Support Group's application to the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program and support this family reunion. Please share widely.

Somali Rice (veg, non veg)
Salad (vegan)
Plantains (vegan)

More information about the Kalmo Refugee Support Group can be found here:

The event is organized by the Support Network for Indigenous Women & Women of Colour and the University of Victoria Womens Centre. Food With A Side of Community is a community dinner that takes place once a month at the Bayanihan Community Center.

Bus tickets provided. Email: with accessibility requests and dietary restrictions. 

This event is happening on the traditional occupied territory of the Coast Salish peoples, specifically the Lkwungen nation. The Community Center is wheelchair accessible.