Advocacy for Oromia Association in Victoria Australia Inc. is a non-profit organisation registered under the Associations Incorporation Reform Act 2012 in Victoria as April 2014. It was established by devoted Oromo volunteers to enable and empower the disadvantaged Oromo people in Victoria. Its key functions are to provide assistance, to improve the settlement process and advance the wellbeing of Australian-Oromos in a number of ways. There are policies and procedures governing the activities of the organisation’s and behaviors of its members.
The core activities of Advocacy for Oromia is structured to process and change people who come under its mandate. Membership is open to and welcomed from all Oromo community and its affairs are directed by five elected board members.
Why Advocacy for Oromia?
Many new Oromo arrivals face difficulty to settle for a range of reasons. Lack of culturally sensitive organisation for these new arrivals is one of the main gap which causes dis-empowering in the community. Language barriers and lack of social capital are also another challenges fore refugees. Therefore, we are devoted to establish Advocacy for Oromia organisation to close the gap where we can standing for people who are disadvantaged and speaking out on their behalf in a way that represents the best interests of them.The organisation is also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.
How we can support
We aim to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. We deliver free, independent and non-judgmental services to assist disadvantaged individuals and families who are seeking resolutions to any issues that are of concern to them, by ensuring that their voice is heard and that they understand their civil and human rights. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns.
The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to.
Advocacy for Oromia also provides various web-based information, cultural, social and community services. The organisation website provides information focus on the major issues facing us in the 21st century and it is going to try and bring a balanced approach with factual information that is positive and solution based. We hope that this will help you make better choices to create the kind of future in which you wish to live.