Episode 11

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Published on:

29th Jun 2020

A Quarantini with ACH

In this episode we hear from Fuad Mahamad, CEO of ACH, an organisation which supports migrants and refugees. He talks passionately about their entrepreneurial spirit and how with targeted investment, they could be the ones to kickstart the economy as we emerge from lockdown.

As usual we bring you our usual round up from Bristol, UK and around the world.

Music:

Can't Take the Mask Off of You, Ron Alan

Celebrating Sanctuary at Home, Dijwar Khalil

Hosts: Melissa Chemam and Pommy Harmar

Producer: Pommy Harmar

Opening music: Hot Flu, The Old Bones Collective

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About the Podcast

The Quarantini
A refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus together with a dash of the unexpected..
The Quarantini is a refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus. It combines interviews, a weekly round up of exciting ideas dreamed up by people from across the globe, together with a dash of the unexpected. It will charm, excite and inform you and all served up by hosts Pommy Harmar and Melissa Chemam!

About your hosts

Pommy Harmar

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Pommy is a freelance broadcast journalist, radio and podcast host and producer. She produces Ujima Radio's Monday Rise Up Breakfast show. She has worked as a researcher and before radio, she worked in a women's mental health charity in Bristol UK.

Melissa Chemam

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Journalist, reporter and writer for online/magazines/radio (BBC, CBC, DW), writer in residence at the Arnolfini gallery, Melissa also worked on films as a researcher and is a journalism lecturer. She has been based in Prague, Miami, London, Paris, Nairobi and Bristol, UK, travelled from Italy to Haiti, via Tunisia, Liberia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Niger, Turkey, Iraq... She has been working in radio since 2008 and in podcasting since 2018.