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|
|£10,00028/02/2019||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.|
|£49,75531/05/2018||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.|
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
|6000 Loaves of bread sold across London|
|79 Days of work experience gained||£4,897 In self-employed earnings to Breadwinners beneficiaries|
98 Ramillies Road London W4 1JA
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.