Posts tagged with "Social enterprise"

Just for Kids Law

Posted by editor 07/06/2013 0 Comment 2712 views

By Figen Gunes “Courts say, ‘it is my role to punish.’ Lawyers say, ‘it is my role to get you off.’ And teachers say, ‘I only teach’  – but no one is looking at the whole picture of troubled children,” says Shauneen Lambe, co-founder of Just for Kids Law, a not-for-profit legal advice company for […]

Beyond Food Foundation

Posted by editor 18/09/2012 2 Comments 3842 views

By Big Issue vendor Sharon Payne. The Beyond Food Foundation (BFF) runs two programmes to help people who either are, have been, or could, become homeless. Started by chef Simon Boyle, the Foundation aims to provide valuable skills, along with self-confidence in order to help people to gain meaningful employment. Boyle originally invited homeless people […]

Trickle Out, Africa

Posted by editor 18/09/2012 0 Comment 1238 views

Can small businesses help avoid Africa’s poverty traps? A project by a University in Belfast aims to find out in the most adventurous way. Development through enterprise in Southern and Eastern Africa – the Trickle Out Africa project. Many suggest that for Africa to develop sustainably ‘Trade not Aid’ is the way forward. Yet whilst […]

BEST of Broxstowe

Posted by editor 14/09/2012 0 Comment 2281 views

The Broxstowe Estate lies on Nottingham’s northwestern edge in the highly deprived Aspley district. Crime is high, unemployment is higher, and teenage pregnancies are the highest in Europe. Who will take on Aspley’s problems? Step forward Anna Mimms – an arts graduate with a career in further education who is now trained to hang fire […]

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