SASCA charity building in Moss Side with shutters closed, covered in graffiti

27th March 2023 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Moss Side charity facing potential closure following council funding hit

A Moss Side charity which supports the Somali community faces closure following the loss of council funding.


11th December 2019 | By karthiknair

Somali charity worker named Volunteer of the Year at Be Proud awards 2019

Ahmed Mohamud was taken by complete surprise when he was awarded at the Be Proud Awards in the Volunteer of the Year category. “Volunteering is...

Ismael Lea South

1st May 2018 | By nq_admin

Manchester mosques should be safe spaces, says youth worker

The Northern Quota spoke to Ismael Lea South, founder of the Salam Project, a community initiative which focuses on challenging gang crime, youth unemployment, extremism...


9th March 2018 | By nq_admin

Somali charity facing axe has funding restored after appeal from Manchester MP

A Somali charity in Moss Side has received the green light for another year of funding after appeals from local MPs. The Somali Adult Social...


9th February 2018 | By dave porter

MP Lucy Powell in show of support for Somali charity hit by city council funding cut

MP Lucy Powell has pledged her support to a Moss Side Somali charity facing the threat of closure after the council pulled its funding. The...


30th January 2018 | By nq_admin

Elderly Somali refugee fears worst after Sasca charity funding is cut

There are more people who have been displaced today than after World War II. In reports released by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) there is one...


23rd January 2018 | By nq_admin

Manchester City Council cuts funds to Somali charity and puts vital community work in peril

Refugees from North Africa and Syria could find themselves without help or guidance after the council cut funds to a Somali citizen’s advice bureau. Somali...