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.


16th October 2020 | By George Crafer

The cost of citizenship registration for children is placing a ‘huge burden’ on the Somali community

The Somali community in Manchester is disproportionately affected by a £1,023 fee the Home Office charges to register some children born in the UK as...


4th February 2019 | By Sophia Khan

See My Dunya: central library exhibition shines spotlight on Manchester’s Somali community

See My Dunya exhibition showcases what it's like to be a Somali living in Manchester


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...


19th April 2016 | By dave porter

Somali woman from Manchester named woman of year for work with asylum seekers

A Somali woman who works with women refugees in Manchester has been named Woman of the Year in a prestigious awards ceremony. Mariam Yusuf, who...