Our timeline

1999 -UFVRA

2015 UFVRA



May -Origination Registration Approval

Sep- welcome refugees

Nov- working with unaccompanied minors

Dac - Legally became international organization

April - Moorooka Homeless Link

June - Foodbank and community free food distribution

July - Youths anti social behavior project

Dec - Prevention against Domestic Violence

May - NDIS Registration

Feb - 4th start Support physical disability

June - supporting 20 participant + 23 staffs

Aug - Full time Support Coordination

United Nationals for Countryless Children

Kenya Program


UFVRA - is volunteer run charity, national partner in Australia, raising awareness and funds to support our  international emergency response to humanitarian crises. It achieves this through the generosity of millions Australian individual donors, trusts, foundations and other organisations who donate to and partner with UFVRA to help support its mission statement:

All Refugees and migrants are protected, embraced and empowered in a plant life of welcoming communities.

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Power of love for all people we believe in and advocate for refugees and migrants, transforming communities through p of service and justice.


Our core values guide our behaviors and underpin our Code of Conduct. These are the values we live by every day

Collaborative, Innovative, Transformative, and Inclusive.

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Our works on charitable ventures to inspire greater giving. We serve as a trusted non-profit organisation, intermediary and implementing partner across the private, non-profit and public sectors. Through these partnerships, we have raised nearly $100,000 for causes such as disaster relief and global response. UFVRA impact’s reach and services are complemented by the work of our subsidiary organisation, UFVRA - Australia.

Our action

we take inspiration from the world around us. That’s why all our values are drawn from our community and the people we represent.

  • We believe in delivering meaningful, relevant and consistent help to people in our community, regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexuality or politics.

  • We believe our services should always be focused on the end user, who should be consulted and represented at every stage.

  • We believe in partnering with other organisations to maximise our resources and further our aims.

  • We believe that people have a right to be informed about all the services that are available to them.

Our aims

  • To help refugees settle into Australian community

  • To support the education of new immigrants

  • To help new arrivals develop citizenship skills

  • To support mental health in camp overstayed refugees people

  • To elevate women in society

  • To increase awareness of health and wellbeing issues

  • To help young people become self-reliant, confident and happy

  • To promote shared values and cohesive communities

  • To spread the positive values of Islam

  • To challenge prejudice, stereotypes and misconceptions

  • To help build a stronger  Australian's together

Our team

Head Office

  • Managing Director & CEO – Peter Lino

  • General Manager – Emmanuel John

  • Operations Manager – Ronald Kamba

  • Plan Manager / Accounts Officer – Vivian Issa

  • Rostering Officer – Signorita

  • Admin Officer – Emmanuel Batal


Support Coordination Team

  • Support Coordination (Viviana Issa

  • Service Coordinator – (qld) vacant

  • Regional Manager – John Dan

We have a team of more than 47 staff members (Including Registered Nurses & Key Workers for houses) who assist people with disability to lead a supported independent life.

How we can help

Volunteer Lead

Preventing violence


Empowering New Australians


Homelessness in Moorooka


Service you want

Connect / Job seekers

Refugee youth career pathway