refugee scholarships

Ignite Small Business Start-ups

SSI'a Ignite initiative facilitates business creation for people from refugee backgrounds who are passionate to establish or expand a small business.

Fledgling entrepreneurs are supported by Ignite enterprise facilitators, business mentors and a volunteer resource team from local businesses, councils, chambers of commerce and other individuals who can share their business knowledge and skills.

Over 60 businesses have been established. The scholarships and Ignite initiatives are avenues through which SSI works with people to actively provide support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation, through education and employment.