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The women 'sewing' their own harvest

This is slightly different to my usual posts, not just because it’s shorter (!) but to promote an initiative that I’ve witnessed first hand. Some of you will know that I went on… 457 more words

A Million People Doing Good - Martin Rowsell, Founder of Postcards for Peace

Peace is Powerful, Peace Can Change the World

Postcards For Peace is the very simple idea of sending messages of peace, non-violence, hope, support and love around the world on postcards. 329 more words

Kindness

The Greeves St. Sewing Group Project: Week 2

Every week the women attend the Greeves St Project They learn a variety of processes, which can be turned into marketable ideas. In week 2 the women will learn how to make the… 38 more words

Social Enterprise

Commissioning the third sector ... are we outsourcing authority as well as services?

By Rebecca Jackson

Public sector cuts under the coalition and current Conservative governments’ programme of austerity have been far reaching and severe. Social enterprises and charities have been promoted by government as a new and effective way to deliver public services in a way which meets the needs of service users but are more cost effective than previous models. 936 more words

Government And Politics

Research Update

Research – the collection of data for the research, which comprised of both desktop research into the social and solidarity economy of each country and information gathered from focus groups, is now complete. 429 more words

Training

Crafting Change: The Sewing Rooms

The first post in my new Crafting Change series features The Sewing Rooms, a social enterprise which works to improve lives through curtains and upholstery.   415 more words

Crafting Change