SGN History

SUPPORT GROUP START (2014)

It all begins In 2014 Support Group started as the first refugee volunteering group in Restad Gård, Vänersborg, Sweden.
The initiator of the idea of Support Group is Adnan Abdul Ghani. 

Adnan Abdul Ghani

THE FIRST VOLUNTEERING GROUP

The first group of refugees and swedes that worked together to create need-based activities that refugees themselves lead.

Hazem Sinjab

Gunilla Hogedal

Ben Yamen Mahamad

Ghifar Kateeb Alban

Lars Hogedal

Dean Matuvo

Abdulmajeed Haydar

Freshta Neyayesh

Abdulrahman Sinjab

SUPPORT GROUP NETWORK ORGANIZATION BIRTH (2016)

After two years of performing activities and projects as a volunteering group and spreading in different cities under the support of Save The Children in Re:Act project,
Support Group became l
icensed in Sweden as a non-profit organization in 2016 under the name of
"Support Group Network - SGN"

And the founding members who prepared the legal framework and the structure of the organization are:

SGN Founding Members

Adnan Abdul Ghani

SGN Initiator, 2014
Founding Member, 2016
Chairman of the Board, 2016

Olga Gnida
Activity Leader, 2014
Founding Member, 2016
Board Member, 2016-2017
Project Manager, 2018

Mhd Yousef Ajaj
Activity Leader, 2015
Founding Member, 2016

Project Manager Re:Act, 2018
Executive Manager, 2019-2020

Hanan Khalifa

Activity Leader, 2015
Founding Member, 2016

Board Member, 2016

Ammar haj Redwan
Activity Leader, 2015
Founding Member, 2016
Board Member, 2016-2021

Khalil Albash

Activity Leader, 2014
Founding Member, 2016

Board Member, 2017

SGN LEADERS

Inam Alghoul
Activity Leader, 2016
Project Manager SKN, 2018
Project Manager Re:Act 2018
Organizational Developer, 2019-2020

Dean Matovu
Activity Leader

Basel Alrobeh
Activity Leader

Reham Mawed
Activity Leader

Nabil Jeha
Activity Leader

Omar Damman
Activity Leader

Hassan Kikhia
DoubleCup Manager
Activity Leader

Abdullah Kikhia
DoubleCup Manager
Activity Leader

Nabil Joha
Activity Leader

Abdulhamid Aljaje
Activity Leader

Ali Wais
Activity Leader

Ruba Abdulrahman
Activity Leader

Isaac Mehari
Activity Leader

Helena Korp

Aya Shalabi
Activity Leader

Ghufran Abu Idris
Activity Leader

Alaa Alromeed
Activity Leader

Mohammad Almaani
Activity Leader

Tarek Aljanaan
Activity Leader

Reda Harissy
Activity Leader

Hadi Almaani
Activity Leader

Nayef Ahmed
Activity Leader

Mohammad Alhussein
Activity Leader

Najwa Abdulkareem
Activity Leader

Mosab Tato
Activity Leader

Rasul Alsodani
Activity Leader

Fareed Shehab
Activity Leader

Hayan Tafesh
Activity Leader

Fadi
Activity Leader

Wajeeh
Activity Leader

SGN EMPLOYEES THROUGH THE YEARS

Nour Almardoud
Supervisor

Mouayad Shaheen
filmmaker

Ingemar Dahl
Supervisor

Dick Eriksson
Future Strategist

Elin Nilsson
Activity Leader

Nadja Garystone
Organizational Developer

Rasha Kassem
Supervisor

Sofie Gålbom
Organizational Developer

Yousef Ajaj
Executive Manager

Inam Alghoul
Organizational Developer

Freshta Neyayesh
Activity Leader

Fadooma
Project Assistant

Manal Jarmoukly
Supervisor

Hadi Almaani
Accounter

Imran Shinwari
Project Assistant