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Community Messages

Here are some messages about Covid-19 and the vaccines. They come from people who are part of our Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities in Swansea and Neath Port Talbot - including faith leaders, community leaders, medical professionals, business people, and ordinary people like friends and neighbours. 

We will keep adding new messages so please keep checking this page - you might see someone you know...


Anwar Allam

Anwar reinforces the importance of getting both vaccinations and urges everyone that hasn't received them yet to do so 

Raheleh Haji ghazitehrani

Raheleh Haji ghazitehrani - successful local business woman and is well respected by her Iranian community

Patience Bentu

Chair of Nigerian Society Swansea & Wales

Hamed Ghanbari

Hamed Ghanbari has lost a family member due to Covid-19, so he has had the vaccine to be able to travel to see his family without the need to self-isolate.

Mahdis Zakeri

Mahdis Zakeri is fully Covid-19 vaccinated and appreciates the time and effort scientists have put towards the vaccines in a short amount of time.

Shirley Au Yeung

Shirley Au-Yeung, Founder and Chair of the Chinese in Wales Association has had the Covid-19 vaccine because she believes it will reduce transmission and it also contributes to community protection.

Abdul Mustak

Abdul Mustak, Administrator and Teacher at Swansea Mosque has been vaccinated and encourages everyone to take the vaccinations.

Solmaz Safari

Solmaz Safari, a tutor at Swansea University, has had both doses of the vaccine

Singleton Hospital Staff 1

Staff from Singleton Hospital share their reasons for taking the vaccine

Dr Amer Hamed Eid al-Fitr

Dr Amer Hamed asks everyone to stay safe while marking Eid al-Fitr


Send us your message:

If you would like to support our campaign and reassure others by telling us your own story about why you have taken or are going to take the vaccine, please use the form below. This could be a video or a photograph with some words:


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