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Useful Publications

QASRO - Quality Assurance System for Refugee Organisations

QASROThis practical resource for refugee organisations and services was published by the Refugee Council and edited by Tony Farley and Patricia Garcia in collaboration with the National Refugee Forum. The 2nd edition was published in 2006.

QASRO is available as a free PDF.

Click here to download QASRO.

Doing it for Ourselves - A guide to setting up and managing a refugee community organisation

difo coverDoing it for Ourselves is written especially for refugee community organisations.  It contains invaluable information on how to set up and manage a community organisation, covering issues such as: start-up, fundraising, financial management, communication, women, volunteers, recruitment, partnerships and the media.  It is a useful resource tool which aims to support refugee community organisations to develop and provide excellent services to their communities.

Doing it for Ourselves is also useful for community development and others working to support the development of refugee community organisations.

Doing it for Ourselves was written by the Community Development Team of the Refugee Council, which has over 15 years experience of providing support to refugee community organisations.

Doing it for Ourselves is no longer available in hard copies but a PDF file will be available soon.

For more information, please email ezechias.ngendahayo@refugeecouncil.org.uk. .