RAW, Resilient Aspiring Women in Melbourne, Australia
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Women in Melbourne have a look at this!
There is an inspiring Community Garden in Brighton!
It’s called RAW, which means Resilient Aspiring Women and it is a grassroots organisation which has, to date, reached out to many, many women.
The garden of the founder Mariam Issa has turned into a great place where women can meet and garden together. Its design follows Permaculture principles.
The mission of RAW is about celebrating the uniqueness & aspirations of multicultural women through gardening, storytelling, crafts & cooking with the objectives to build a strong, vibrant and better-connected community, creating social environments to break down barriers; and to nurture, educate and mentor women, developing empowerment and resilience.
Mariam Issa’s place is at 325 South Road, Brighton East, Melbourne is open for gardening every Tuesday from 10 am.
You can find out more about their program at their website and Facebook page.