Onjali Raúf

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The closing day of Newham Heritage Month and we are pleased to welcome Onjali to close our festival with her question and answer session with Park Primary school children from her home in Newham.

Onjali Q. Raúf is a Newham-based award-winning children’s author and founder of two NGO’s called O’s Refugee Aid Team and Making Herstory.
Onjali grew up in Newham after moving to the area aged 9 years old, attending Nelson Primary School and Langdon Secondary School (now Langdon Academy), as well as regularly using East Ham Library.

Onjali Raúf's Records
East Ham
June 2020

Newham Libraries and Newham Bookshop present our fantastic final event for Newham Heritage Month. Onjali answers questions from Park Primary school children about her life as an author and aid...


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Newham Heritage Month is an online heritage festival running throughout June, with new heritage records being added daily and a range of workshops any other free virtual events to take part in.