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Featured Entrepreneur: The Syrian Sunflower,
alias Majeda

Majeda is a human rights activist from Syria who is also a talented chef and food lover! @syrian_sunflower_kitchen

Since arriving in the UK she has dedicated her time to advocacy work on behalf of aid charities in her home country. She wants to use food to bring people together and set up The Syrian Sunflower as part of TERN’s Start Up programme.

She now offers home-made Syrian catering for events as well as cookery classes and exclusive supper clubs.

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TERN enables refugees to thrive through the power of their own ideas.

Our goal is to launch
1000 refugee-led
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TERN (The Entrepreneurial Refugee Network) is a social enterprise and nonprofit, registered as a community interest company limited by guarantee in the United Kingdom.

We support refugee entrepreneurs in the creation and development of their businesses, providing services throughout three stages of entrepreneurial process: business exploration, business start-up and business growth.

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