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Breadwinners Foundation

What it does
    Breadwinners is an ambitious grassroots charity set up in April 2016. Our aim is to support refugees through their first steps into entrepreneurship, employment, work experience, and mentoring whilst providing Londoners with the best organic artisan bread.
Who it helps
  • Other Defined Groups
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Filed on
31/03/2018 £32,426 £47,402 -£14,976 30/11/2018
31/03/2017 £39,643 £9,103 £30,540 03/11/2017
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 2 grant making charities totalling £59,755

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£10,000
28/02/2019
Greater London Authority Risers - Life Changing Volunteering for Young Refugees A two-month programme run 4 times a year, supporting young refugees (16-20 years old) and those seeking asylum in London to gain volunteering work experience on market stall selling bread whilst also receiving training and mentoring.
£49,755
31/05/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund The group will support young refugees and asylum seekers to be better prepared for employment through training, volunteering opportunities, a coaching programme and work experience. People will be trained to work at and run market stalls selling bread, helping them to structure their time, build networks and gain work experience. The project will build people’s confidence and help them to develop positive relationships in the community.
How effective is it?
Breadwinners Programme

Description: The programme employs refugees and asylum seekers who sell the highest quality organic bread on farmer’s markets across London. By managing the market stalls, serving customers, registering the till, creating marketing campaigns, explaining the charities mission, attending training's and mentoring sessions, refugees gain transferable skills and feel proud and useful, contributing to improving their well being and integration to society as active members. As a wider benefit, partners, customers and volunteers gain understanding and feel positive about contributing to end negative bias against refugees in UK.

Objectives: Support refugees to independently sustain themselves and progress

Intervention period: 2 months+

Beneficiaries: Refugees and asylum seekers

Outputs Outcomes
31/03/2018-30/03/2019
6000 Loaves of bread sold across London
79 Days of work experience gained£4,897 In self-employed earnings to Breadwinners beneficiaries
Governance
Trustees (5)
  • Carla Cornwell
  • John Lister
  • Marika Chaplais
  • Christina Richardson
  • Eve Hemingway
Main office

98 Ramillies Road
London
W4 1JA

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1166646
  • First registered on 20/04/2016
Objectives

THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, BY PROVIDING THOSE WHO ARE UNEMPLOYED WITH IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY THE OPPORTUNITY, EQUIPMENT, MICROFUNDING AND SUPPORT TO ESTABLISH AND GROW THEIR OWN BUSINESS TO RELIEVE THEIR NEEDS, LEARN NEW SKILLS AND PROGRESS.