Living in Warrnambool is like a gift from God for African refugees Kaninda and Aimiee.

Rebecca Riddle
Updated October 24 2017 - 9:48am, first published October 13 2017 - 2:00pm
New home: Warrnambool family Jolie Kaninda, 9, Bella Mpoyo, 17, Flora Kaninda, 7, Kaninda Bijimba, his wife Aimiee Kazadi and sons Peter Kaninda, 3 and Chance Kaninda, 2, say they have been blessed with a new start.
New home: Warrnambool family Jolie Kaninda, 9, Bella Mpoyo, 17, Flora Kaninda, 7, Kaninda Bijimba, his wife Aimiee Kazadi and sons Peter Kaninda, 3 and Chance Kaninda, 2, say they have been blessed with a new start.

When Kaninda and his wife Aimee were told by the United Nations that they were welcome in Australia, the news, they said, was like “a dream”.