Sari lived in Singapore during the SARS epidemic and experienced food shortages in Uzbekistan following the collapse of the Soviet Union.
So how is Sari coping with the impacts of Coronavirus?
In this video, she talks about how hope and deliberate connection with friends keeps her positive.
Culture of Connection invites communities and organisations across Australia to record and share with us your unique experiences, your stories, your creativity and your messages of hope and resilience through these extraordinary circumstances.
In turn, we’ll share them with our community of 40,000 people across social media and e-news. Your story might just be the one that gets someone else through this time.
Read our guide for ideas to share and how to submit your story.