This chapter explains how some refugees have economically contributed to their host countries. It highlights the barriers faced when refugees start businesses, thereby deterring them from entering the business sector. This chapter describes how an individual left his home country and arrived in Australia as a refugee and later became an entrepreneur through the use of social capital. The methodology used in analyzing this case was based on the incorporation of the individual as a co-author of the paper to bring an insider perspective to the discussion, since outsiders will never be able to grasp the complexities faced by refugee entrepreneurs.
|Title of host publication||Refugee Entrepreneurship|
|Subtitle of host publication||A Case-based Topography|
|Editors||Sibylle Heilbrunn, Jörg Freiling, Aki Harima|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 12 Sep 2018|
Ruparanganda, J., Ndjoku, E. N., & Vemuri, R. (2018). The blessing African boutique and City Market Food: A congolese refugee business in Darwin, Australia. In S. Heilbrunn, J. Freiling, & A. Harima (Eds.), Refugee Entrepreneurship: A Case-based Topography (pp. 127-140). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-92534-9_9