‘I describe the way our group works as being like the fable “stone soup”,’ Erica Brooks explains. “We all have something small that we can put into a pot and something wonderful comes out as a result.”
The “something wonderful” is Scotland’s first community sponsorship of a refugee family, who are due to arrive in Edinburgh next month directly from the Middle East – where they have fled their war-torn homeland of Syria.
Abstract from Jane Bradley, The Scotsman, Sunday 28th April
This weekend, the Scotsman on Sunday visited Edinburgh Refugees Welcome - the first Community Sponsorship group in Scotland - as they prepare to welcome a family. Read the article here