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.

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....