We’ve got our Melbourne-based friends covered this year with our first ever Christmas market
On Wednesday evening, Welcome Merchant attended the 5th birthday celebration of Aunty’s Ginger Tonic, held at Canva Space in Surry Hills. It was a joyous event that celebrated both the achievements of founder Yarrie Bangura and wider African culture.
Here at Welcome Merchant, we are ethically-minded in everything we do. You probably already know that our purpose is to elevate refugee and asylum-seeker background entrepreneurs, but did you know we partner with other purpose-led businesses for our ‘behind the scenes’ operations that keep Welcome Merchant up and running?
Spring is here! Celebrate the new season and support refugee and asylum-seeker entrepreneurs while you’re at it by checking out our merchants for all your spring needs.
Guest Blog by Happy Feraren Two weeks ago, I found myself sitting in a dinner table full of strangers. To my right was a Filipina-Australian woman who founded a start-up that focuses on elevating refugee-owned businesses. To my left, a French chef who works in a tech company. In front of me, a Vietnamese researcher … Continue reading West by Southeast: Finding common ground through a Syrian-Filipino food popup
Welcome Merchant are hosting another feast for good this Saturday, a hearty and heart-warming 3-course Ethiopian lunch, with Ethiopian-Australian cook Tinsae Elsdon.
On Sunday 25th June, Welcome Merchant held their biggest event to date, a sold-out lunch to celebrate Refugee Week.
As we settle into winter and more nights spent inside, Welcome Merchant has rounded up ideas from our directory to help you stay warm in the chilly season, and treat yourself a little bit too while you're at it! Pictured: Beit e’Shai organic herbal tea, great for a warm feeling inside. Bath time pampering There’s … Continue reading Welcome Merchant Winter Warmers
We interview Chef Mahshid this Refugee Week.
Welcome Merchant supports National Reconciliation Week, NAIDOC week and Pay the Rent