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Shelan Emre

Winnipeg, MB

My name is Shelan Emre and I have a passion for serving my local community. specifically serving the newcomer community and those facing food insecurities. I have a Bachelor of Commerce (honours) degree focused on Non-Profit Management and I have worked in the non-profit sector for 4 years. I am excited to work in partnership with TakingITGlobal to offer care packages to newcomer families in Winnipeg!

Welcome to Winnipeg

Welcome to Winnipeg is a care package project with the intent to help newcomers feel welcomed to Winnipeg!

About this Project

Communities Served

My project will involve and/or impact the following communities:

  • Refugees & newcomers
  • Multi-barrier populations

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

When it comes to community impact projects, the UN has created 17 Sustainable Development Goals. These are the Sustainable Development Goals associated with my project.

  • SDG 1: No poverty
  • SDG 2: Zero hunger
  • SDG 3: Good health and Well-being
  • SDG 4: Quality education
  • SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
  • SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
  • SDG 16: Peace, justice, and strong institutions

How the project works

Creating care packages for 10+ families in Winnipeg who are new to Canada.

Project Impact

By providing snacks, activities, and opportunities for families in Winnipeg, they will feel welcomed and better able to adapt to their new community.

Project Mission

The goal of Welcome to Winnipeg is for families to be welcomed with an abundance of opportunities that will excite young people.

Project Team

My team is an excited group of young adults who are passionate about the newcomer community.

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