RAFASA

Formed in 2019, the non-profit Rainbow Family Support and Advocacy – Africa (RaFaSA) was founded for and by LGBTQIA+ refugees and asylum seekers to support LBGTQIA+ refugee/asylum seeker parents and their children. RaFaSA provides a support network to attain due representation, inclusion, and promote quality life for queer refugee families. Their mission is to empower Rainbow refugee/asylum seeker parents and their children out of social marginalization, isolation, and discrimination through income-generating initiatives, capacity-building, and advocacy. It seeks to address Food insecurity and homelessness or poor living conditions, providing housing to vulnerable LGBTQIA+ parents at their communal shelter; emergency rent and food interventions to non-resident members.