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Closed 17/02/2017

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£110raised of £400 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £110 to help a group of around 10 young people with seed funding for enterprise projects on Pedestrian’s alternative education business course.

    Location
    Leicester, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Friday, 17th February 2017

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    Pedestrian is a charity that provides education and training to young people at risk and vulnerable adults; individuals whom are often socially excluded and from disadvantaged backgrounds. We believe that with the right levels of support and timely intervention everyone can achieve their goals. We call this work 'Pioneering Potential.

    We have a strong track record of delivering the very best high quality activity that has seen us complete over 9,000 workshops since 1998.

    Our programmes and courses embed proven mechanisms that develop confidence, emotional resilience and increase self- esteem. This in turn leads to success in a variety of forms including employment, job creation and education progression.

    The busines box course focuses on equipping students with entrepreneurial insight whilst building their career aspirations. ‘Business Box’ has been designed for KS4 students who are disengaged at school, at risk of exclusion or are excluded across Leicester city schools.

    Learners design and implement their own enterprise projects achieving Level 1 and 2 accreditation, but currently have no start-up funding to help realise their ambitions.

    The enterprise projects will give our students unique first hand experience of running a business project from start to finish, including planning, marketing and evaluating the success of their projects.

    We are looking to raise a small pot of £400 to act as seed funding for these projects, with any surplus raised used to further enrich the learning experience for our cohort. Should this seed funding support our learners to create profitable enterprise project it is our aim to recoup the budget for future years of the programme, creating a sustaina pot of seed funding for our learners.


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    • Kristen Rollinson

      Kristen Rollinson

      4 months ago

      Kristen Rollinson

      Hello, thank you verry much for your donations. Today our students are making their first steps to finalising there project ides. some of the ideas are making fresh smoothies, tie dye tee-shirts, home made samosas, and decorated tote bags. i will keep you updated on their progress and invite you to the event. Thanks again.

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    8

    • Kayleigh Jackson

      Kayleigh Jackson

      Jan 19, 2017

      Excellent cause Hun, good luck xx

      £20.00

    • Emma Cowley

      Emma Cowley

      Nov 25, 2016

      Just a little, but hope it helps :)

      £10.00

    • Jess Richards

      Jess Richards

      Nov 15, 2016

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    Kristen Rollinson

    Kristen Rollinson

    Leicester, United Kingdom

    Pedestrian was founded in 1998, originally creating showcases for Northampton’s young music artists, The organisation has evolved into an education and training charity through its desire to ‘Pioneer Potential’ in young people and adults experiencing disadvantaged circumstances.

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