Our Stories

Dignity Partnership goal is to promote and provide self-employment support services for people seeking refuge and asylum. Offering the new communities the Irish experience of running small business while they explore their business ideas. Many people seeking refuge and asylum have overcome significant adversity. DiP shares some of their individual's stories.

DiP MAY 2020 NEWSLETTER

DiP first newsletter highlighting the work done. We hope you enjoy reading it. And we still looking for online mentors to support our...

Africa Fashion by Busayo Wewe

As we celebrate Africa Day Busayo Wewe from Davidoc Stitches gives us a brief introduction about African Fashion. Happy Africa day everybody, may the Spirit of Ubuntu stay with us all. Remember umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu (a person is a person through other people). Happy Africa Day and enjoy the...

If only I was in fashion school I would understand things better.

Busayo is a mother of 3 in her early 30s, who has a great eye and passion for fashion design, tailoring and dress making. Her favourite part about making clothes is seeing people appreciate her work, ‘it makes them feel good and happy and feel confident about themselves whenever they put on...

Taking the best part of any situation in life

'When inspiration doesn't come to me, I go halfway to meet it' ~ Freud. This is so true for Memoire who did not let anything stand on her way while living in Direct Provision Centre. Memoire started hair and beauty business as a person seeking asylum in Ireland. “Institutionalisation in Direct...

Dignity Partnership Genesis

Many people like Rosemary are living in our communities and their skills are going to waste. Find out what prompted her to set up Dignity Partnership Social Enterprise. 'Life was stressful in DP. I felt like I was drowning in the middle of the Atlantic as no one could hear me....