This project was funded by Ontario Administration of Settlement and Integration Services (OASIS), Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC). Articles may be reprinted unless otherwise indicated. Opinions expressed in this publication are not necessarily CIC's.
Project Director
Usha George

Sheetal Karia

Sharon English

Photo Credits
Thanks to all who contributed

Project Coordinator
Leny Prabhu

Project Team
Julita Javier
David Shewchuk
Cathi Suttonr

Community Consultants
Nura Aman
Sadia Aman
Thomas Beraki
Yasin Ibrahim
Ghidey Imam
Amanuel Melles
Ezra Musa
Shewanesh Tewolde
Zerom Woldeab

User Group
Cecelia Lee
Benjamin Schlesinger

Web Master
David Shewchuk

Web Programmer
Mai Le Huenen

Graphic Designer
Bao Nguyen

This cultural profile is designed primarily for volunteers working in organized HOST Programs, which match newcomers with volunteers who offer friendship, orientation to the community and an opportunity to practise English or French, if needed.