Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

  Dear valued supporter As the end of the year quickly approaches, I want to take a moment to update you on our significant progress in establishing the Grameen Today program in Australia. This year we made history by establishing Grameen Australia’s first...
Kim’s endless love for nails

Kim’s endless love for nails

Like many small business owners, Kim Phoung who operates a nail salon, was forced to close her doors during Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdowns. Kim didn’t let the lockdowns dilute her dreams for small business. Instead, she used the time to start carefully researching a...
Dalal turns her hobby into a business

Dalal turns her hobby into a business

Dalal would often do eyebrow threading and make-up for cousins and friends for free. Born in Syria, Dalal lived in New Zealand for four years before moving to Australia with her husband and young son. She was excited to come to Australia to have more family support...
Sonia’s alternation business is as bright as a button

Sonia’s alternation business is as bright as a button

Sonia says there’s nothing like the feeling of satisfaction when customers are happy with her alternations service. “My business is a part of me, it shapes my character, it gives me a feeling of independence,” she says. When Sonia first arrived in Australia five years...
When passion for coffee becomes a business

When passion for coffee becomes a business

It’s a little gatehouse at the entrance to an office car park in Broadmeadows. The vibe is Paris Garden with small bistro tables for two outside, green vines climbing along the windowsills, and chalkboards with daily specials proudly on display. Misha’s Café is a...