Global Family recognizes that grassroots safehouses are a critical life saving resource for LGBTQI refugees escaping the threat of violence and persecution.
Safe Place supports safe houses and other initiatives to provide emergency food, shelter and referrals around the world through funding provided by the Rising Foundation.
The Global Family program has supported Rohingya refugee windowed mothers in Bangladesh, Single African Mothers in Istanbul, LGBTQI rights activist in Nepal and India and currently supports a network of LGBTQI Safe Houses across Africa, Greece, Turkey and Latin America .
Since 2017 and up until April of 2019, the Aman shelter provided a home, a community, and training to help more than 100 of Istanbul’s most vulnerable refugees, homeless LGBTQ+ individuals, get back on their feet.
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.
Refugee Enterpreneur Empowerment and Advocacy
Empower Refugees through Entrepreneurship and Skills Development. Business Start-Ups in East Africa. Advocates for LGBTQQ refugee and asylum seeker rights.