Tapepuka advocates with and for vulnerable migrant and settled black and minority ethnic women of African descent; supporting them to articulate needs and access services in the mainstream.
Our work reduces isolation, rebuilds self esteem, confidence and capacity of marginalised women to have more choice and control in their lives.
Our work connects African women of diverse backgrounds and experiences to become a network & market place for sharing knowledge and skills thus creating strong and resilient local communities in the North of England.
Our work removes the barriers which prevent individual women living in Northern England and black African women generally from building bridges into the wider community and realising their full potential.
Our work challenges the injustices that disadvantage black African women in British society.
We undertake a range of practical support, pragmatic responses to problems our user groups face and campaign to raise awareness of issues and encourage change in our communities. We: