UMOJA

[oo-moe-jah]

The Swahili word for Unity 

Our Mission: To Empower Refugee Women

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DONATE 

Donations support the teachers in our classrooms, providing materials to our students, and interpretation services!

WHO WE ARE

Meaning Unity in Swahili, Umoja Abq is an organization driven by a single passion; to improve refugee women's lives. We believe that every refugee deserves respect and support whether they have just arrived in the U.S or have been here for 10 years.

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PROJECTS

What we're currently working on

DRIVERS EDUCATION

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We're currently partnering with St. Timothy's Church and community volunteers to provide refugee women with classroom instruction for the written test taken at the MVD, as well as assistance with  navigating the MVD system to obtain their drivers license 

COMPUTER LITERACY CLASSES & ESL

Working with volunteers, we have established Computer Literacy classes for any level of ability as well as ESL classes.

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WOMEN'S HEALTH CLASS

Partnering with St. Timothy's Church, we hold classes twice a month about women's health and family wellness. We have brought speakers in from Black Health NM and UNM Health

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