Faith Ngari

Faith Ngari holds a BA in Social Work – with about ten years of experience in refugee protection.  She is based in Musina, Limpopo Province for five years now working in the protection of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants’ children. Early in 2011 to 2015, she worked extensively with few organisations and with refugee youth led groups in promoting social cohesion and mitigating xenophobia violence in Gauteng. Regionally, she was involved in grassroot organisation promoting child and youth work, having been a member of Network of International Youth Organisations in Africa (NIYOA) and International Federation of Catholic Youth in Parochial (FIMCAP) (2013-2018). Faith has represented the above-mentioned organisations as a delegate in Agents for Change conference in Modra- Slovakia, 2013; Delegate in North South Co-operation/Europe Africa Co-operation conference in Nairobi – Kenya, 2015; and delegate in SDGs and Children Rights conference in Melchtal – Switzerland 2016. Faith also enjoys taking walks/hikes, reading and writing poetry or musings. Her research interests are mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of migrants; refugee and migrants protection; and integration of social work practices in the protection of refugees and migrants.