About Us

Welcome to migrant Empowerment Group UK

Overview

MEG UK welcomes Asylum seeker Refugees and Migrant regardless of status and their children are welcome. We meet once I week on Monday, please see the website for exact dates. (Refreshments are provided and travel expenses are reimbursed.)
* Our aim is to help one another to help ourselves
* We share and learn through each other’s experiences and problem solving
* We organise events, training and awareness raising workshops
* Unfortunately, we cannot offer any immigration advice, financial support, work or housing
* We provide a safe and secure space and a source of support for each other, social and emotional
* MEG UK brings us together – Together we have power, we can learn skills, increase our capacity, overcome helplessness and isolation
* At MEG UK, we support, empower each other, meet and make friends.

MEG UK is an advocacy and research group which works with and for Asylum seeker Refugees and Migrant in order to enhance their ability to rebuild their lives.
If you would like to know more, please contact us.
About Us
Welcome to the website of Migrant Empowerment Group UK

Who are we?
Our members are migrant from all backgrounds who seek to create a self-led organisation to gain ownership of our own destiny.
MEG UK is a group where Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant can come and meet and learn from one another and share experiences with total confidence, also making friends and connections.
We are an advocacy and research group which works with and for Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant to enhance their ability to rebuild their lives.
We are committed to campaigning on domestic violence, to promote positive opportunities, social cohesion, build confidence and self-esteem, and to enhance active citizenship.
We empower and support Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant in West Midland (Wolverhampton) to voice their needs and represent themselves at strategic and policy making levels.
MEG UK is committed to signpost Asylum seeker to anti-deportation campaign organisations.

What We Do

What we do?

MEG is committed to empower refugee to have control over their own lives, to have control of their own destiny and advocate on their own behalf through the provision of purposeful training, advocacy training and by providing opportunities for refugee to participate in national forums.
MEG is committed to empowering and supporting refugees seeking sanctuary in West-Midlands/Wolverhampton to voice their needs and represent themselves at strategic and policy making levels.
MEG is a group where refugees can come and meet and learn from one another and share experiences with total confidence, making friends and connections.
MEG welcomes all people and children regardless of status.

Our aims is to support, empower each other and make friends.

Share and learn through each other’s experiences.

MEG organise empowerment events, training and awareness raising workshops.

MEG Provide a safe and secure space and a source of support for each other, social and emotional.

MEG brings us together – Together we have power, learn skills and overcome helplessness/isolation.

We offer advice and financial support.

MEG organise education and motivational conference, meetings, seminars.

MEG improve the health & well-being, conditions and quality of life.

MEG promote and organise social and recreational events.

Career Advice

Career Advice

CV writing services we aim to help as many people as we can get jobs. We can offer careers advice, advice on how to look for jobs and a number of employability skills that can help in finding work.

CV Services

CV Services

A big problem for many migrants is getting into work. We offer CV services to help you write and develop a CV that employers are looking for. Along with other skills classes our CV writing services aim to make you more employable.

ESOL English Classes

ESOL English Classes

One of the biggest problems of being a migrant or refugee in another country is the language barrier. The aim of the ESOL Project is to integrate migrants and refugees with the local community by helping them improve their communication skills.

Dance and Movement Therapy

Dance and Movement Therapy

Dance and Movement Therapy classes. DMT helps address traumatic experiences without the use of words, but by becoming aware of body sensations and work with music and movement.

Art and Culture.

Sewing, Knitting, Health

Sewing, Knitting, Health

Health & Well-being activities
Sewing classes
Knitting classes.
Empowerment and educational program

Computer Classes

Computer Classes

If you would like to gain basic computer skills, for example how to setup an email account, search for information online, use social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn, twitter and much more come at our computer classes.

Our Mission

Empowerment
Mission • MEG UK is committed to empower Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant to have control over their own lives, to have control of their own destiny and to advocate on their own behalf through the provision of purposeful training, advocacy training and by providing opportunities for Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant to participate in national and international forums. • MEG UK is committed to campaigning on Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant issues, to promote positive opportunities, social cohesion, building confidence and self-esteem, and to enhance active citizenship. • MEG UK is committed to empowering and supporting Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant seeking sanctuary in Wolverhampton to voice their needs and represent themselves at strategic and policy making levels. • MEG UK is committed to signpost Asylum seeker to anti deportation campaign organisations. MEG UK is a group where Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant can come and meet and learn from one another and share experiences with total confidence, making friends and connections.
Asylum issues
MEG is committed to asylum issues, to promote positive opportunities, social cohesion, building confidence and self-esteem, and to enhance active citizenship.
Empower peoples seeking sanctuary
MEG UK is committed to empowering and supporting peoples seeking sanctuary in Wolverhampton to voice their needs and represent themselves at strategic and policy making levels.
bring Community together
Our aim is to help one and other to help ourselves. We share and learn through each other’s experiences and problem solving. We organize events, training and awareness raising workshops. We provide a safe and secure refugee only space and a source of support for each other, social and emotional. MEG UK brings us together – Together we have power, we can learn skills, increase our capacity, overcome helplessness and isolation. At MEG UK, we support, empower each other, meet and make friends.

Support Us

Donations
Support Us How Can I Help MEG UK and Other Asylum Seeking, Refugee and Migrant in West Midland (Wolverhampton)? Anyone can provide support in the following ways: Community Solidarity Every individual within our group is Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant with a complex past and an uncertain future, making their way in a new country. It can be scary and isolating. Making friends with people who want to show solidarity with their situation can mean so much to our members and helps build community links and understanding. Celebrate diversity in the community by attending one of our open days or inviting us to yours; including us where we will feel welcomed; help raise awareness of the issues Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant face in the UK. All this will help us to build a new life here. Do you have unwanted Equipment? We welcome donations from our supporters and are very grateful for any donations. If you would like to help us and make a donation click below! or contact us.
Specialist Skills
Advice and/or workshops for our regular members We encourage sharing skills and knowledge. If you have a specialist skill or subject, that you think our members would be interested in, please let us know. Specialist skills You may be, or may know someone who is one of the following: * An ESOL teacher * Immigration Solicitor / Barrister * Doctor / Nurse / Midwife * Film-maker * Support worker with a charity * Translator / Interpreter * Mentor * Gardener If you can offer any free training, advice or support to our members, please, contact us. Make a donation We welcome donations from our supporters. If you would like to donate to MEG UK Wolverhampton, please make payable to “Migrant Empowerment Group”
Other Donations
We welcome any donations that could help our members. Anything including clothes, IT equipment, mobile phones, sport & health equipment sewing machines, food parcels, books and toys are all appreciated. Fundraising We will appreciate and be grateful if you, or a group you know could hold a fund-raising event for MEG UK Wolverhampton. Book a MEG UK Wolverhampton speaker or workshop Members of MEG UK are available to speak about a range of topics affecting refugee and asylum seeking at events and organise workshops, seminars and networking day and events. (We can offer a reduced rate for Refugee Community Organisations). For more details, please contact MEG UK Wolverhampton. Any other forms of help: Please, any donation is welcome, especially: * Stationery – stamps etc. * Vouchers to purchase any necessary equipment, * Clothes: women and children * Food parcels, * Children’s books and toys… Please get in touch if you can help us out! If you want to know more about us as individuals, you can always check our book

Our Supporters

Mission

• MEG UK is committed to empower Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant to have control over their own lives, to have control of their own destiny and to advocate on their own behalf through the provision of purposeful training, advocacy training and by providing opportunities for Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant to participate in national and international forums.
• MEG UK is committed to campaigning on Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant issues, to promote positive opportunities, social cohesion, building confidence and self-esteem, and to enhance active citizenship.
• MEG UK is committed to empowering and supporting Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant seeking sanctuary in Wolverhampton to voice their needs and represent themselves at strategic and policy making levels.
• MEG UK is committed to signpost Asylum seeker to anti deportation campaign organisations. MEG UK is a group where Asylum seeker, Refugees and Migrant can come and meet and learn from one another and share experiences with total confidence, making friends and connections.

Team

Alvine Dongmo-Noumey CHAIR AND PROJECT MANAGER
Alex Kamguia TREASURER
Nadia Harushimana ADVISOR
Sherine Edwards CONSULTANT
Cubero Ananfack SPORT ASSISTANT

About the Founder of Migrant Empowerment Group

About the Founder of Migrant Empowerment Group

Biography of the Founder & Chair,
The organisation was founded by Alvine Dongmo-Noumey, a inspirational, motivational and hardworking women, with a vision for empowering and transforming the lives and status of disadvantaged people in the UK and Overseas.
Alvine from a black and ethnic minority background and has encountered and experienced some of the challenges faced by most of the people, passion and desire; coupled with the practical experience and the education to lead the organisation. She also represents a confident, successful and inspired role model for the women and community MEG UK strives to serve; and is currently working on assembling a powerful and talented board of directors which will directly reflect the organisation’s aspirations and serve as role models for people in the community. She attended her primary and secondary school. Come to UK in 2007, Based on her own experience and voluntary work with a charity based in Cardiff, Wolverhampton in the UK which was specialising on empowering women, Refugees, Migrants in promoting and inspiring them to increase their self-empowerment, self-help and self-believe. In 2013, she sets her own voluntary organisation Migrant Empowerment Group. The vision of her work is aiming to bring communities together and those from marginal and disadvantage groups such as Asylum Seekers, Refugees, Migrants and homeless within the UK by facilitating their integration and insertion within the UK’s society.
Some people described her as a woman with a high self-confidence and an inspiring role model for other women and the black minority community within the UK. As a result of this, she was invited by the Former Prime Minister, David Cameron in 10 Downing Street, at Westminster in London, in March 2016 for the Easter Celebration in which government’s officials met with inspiring leaders to discuss social issues that the UK society faces in any field. She was also invited in the Parliament in October 2016 to talk about her life journey because she was awarded from National Federation of ALMOs for the Best Portrait- Photography Award.
Alvine also has several years of experience in leadership in Cameroon. She founded Alzec Foundation in Cameroon/Africa to support people in needs, create employment, helping people to start up micro-businesses and providing grants.

Educational:
2007-2012 Achieved in Adult Literacy and Numeracy (Math) and Level 3 Diploma in Access to Higher Education.
2013-2016 Wolverhampton University BSC (Hons) Health Studies
2016-2017 Birmingham School for Social Entrepreneurship.
2017-2018 Migrant Leader in the community
2018-2019 Project Manager

Key Achievements:
Health Promoter Officer.
Health Champion for Communities.
Public Speaker.
Coaching/Mentoring
CEO/Consultant

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Contact Us

Contact Us

52 Moathouse Lane East, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3DD

alvine@migrantempowermentgroup.co.uk
Tel:
01902 725861
07713156506
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52 Moathouse Lane East, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 3DD

Migrant Empowerment Group

  • 07713156506
  • alvine@migrantempowermentgroup.co.uk
  • Activities Address:
    Network House
    Equality and Diversity Centre
    School Street
    Wolverhampton
    WV1 4JL

  • Mailing/Billing Address:
    52 Moathouse Lane East
    Wednesfield
    Wolverhampton
    WV11 3DD