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Our Work

We believe in equitable, sustainable and decent work for refugees. To further enduring and impactful opportunities, we promote social enterprises and organizations that further economic independence for displaced people. 

Youth Training Program

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Flore Foundation awarded RefuSHE a grant to support their Artisan Collective program. The grant funds various stages during the experience that ultimately prepares refugees to start their own enterprise. Read More

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Female Founders

Together with Five One Labs, Flore Foundation granted Sêv Gallery and Daisy Boutique funding to grow their businesses. These entrepreneurs face challenges that their male counterparts do not. Yet, they continue to contribute to their community in the Kurdish Region of Iraq. 

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Language Services

CWS Language Beyond Borders promotes language accessibility within the community; to provide culturally sensitive interpretation and translation; and to ensure that language service is not a barrier for care among providers serving the refugee and immigrant population. Refugees leverage innate talent to serve as interpreters for the program. 

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Experience Bridge

Experience Bridge received a grant to develop training to allow his business to expand into new communities. They serve to increase community interactions, expose people to each other and build friendships.

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Female Founders

More than training women resettled in New Haven, Connecticut to be professional chefs, Sanctuary Kitchen shares culture through food and expands employment opportunities for women. Flore Foundation granted City Seed Sanctuary Kitchen funding for marketing to grow their business.