Cultures bounce in

Haniyeh Jafari, 15, Amir Jafari, 13, Ali Ehsani, 12, and Edisa Nkurunziza, 15, get ready to play some basketball.
Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Haniyeh Jafari, 15, Amir Jafari, 13, Ali Ehsani, 12, and Edisa Nkurunziza, 15, get ready to play some basketball. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

There’s no better way for young Australian migrants to get involved with the community and gain confidence along the way than joining a sporting club.

However, it can be an intimidating experience for recently arrived people from diverse backgrounds.

Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council (SMECC) helped a group of boys from various communities within Mildura join Mildura Basketball Association’s winter league.

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