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Furaha is Congolese-British singer, song-writer and storyteller who is passionate about her faith, social justice and using creative means to promote peace.

Having grown up in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, she came to Bradford 20 years ago as a refugee and went on to get a Master’s degree in African Peace and Conflict studies. She is passionate about education and sharing her story with young people. Furaha offers assemblies and workshops to students from KS1 to KS4. If you would like her to visit your school, please email us.


Film workshops

In collaboration with the filmmaker, Bradford Schools of Sanctuary have developed this teaching resources to accompany this documentary for use with KS3 and KS4.

We are offering access to these resources plus, if requested, a visit from the film director and someone with lived experience to speak to students.



You can find here the:

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Lift the ban campaign: We are really excited to be launching, in conjunction with Asylum Matters, the Lift the Ban campaign in Bradford schools Lift the Ban.

See our schools’ pack for more information and how to get involved!