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April 2014
Shine ALOUD
Apr28

Shine ALOUD

Shine ALOUD is an independent sexual health awareness social enterprise that is youth led and youth owned. The aim of Shine is educate and entertain youth aged 15 – 24 abiut sex and relationships through the use of interactive workshops and media. The company has be active for the last two 3 years and dueing that period it has attracted over 24,000 young people on and offline, featured in local and national media as well as been...

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Acorn Enterprise Initiative
Apr27

Acorn Enterprise Initiative

About Kallum “with a K” Russell Kallum is passionate about helping others, connecting people, entrepreneurship and social enterprise. Since graduating with a First Class Marketing Degree in 2011, he has had five jobs and launched four businesses – he also had a show on his local community radio station! Kallum has launched two private businesses: Dunfermline Talks Business, a networking group which meets regularly and brings together...

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UnLtd
Apr27

Oxford Brookes Social Entrepreneurs Award Programme

Oxford Brookes successfully bid for funding from UnLtd via HEFCE in 2012 and was initially awarded £25,000 to help students, staff and recent graduates to find, fund and support social enterprises. Additional funding of £5,000 for Try it, Do it and Build it awards and a further £25,000 for staff support was provided centrally to develop and support the programme. We have very successfully developed the programme in collaboration with...

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We Are The Future
Apr22

We Are The Future

Bruce is inspirational, engaging, extremely hard-working and dedicated. Passionate about enterprise and what it has to offer to the youth of today, he’s committed to getting the message out there, to encouraging young people to create their own businesses and take their future into their own hands. He’s a social entrepreneur who definitely takes action! He founded We Are The Future in 2011 when he was just 17. Originally the...

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STEMettes
Apr15

STEMettes

Anne Marie Imafidon founded STEMettes just over a year ago. She currently holds the record for being the youngest person to pass an A-Level in Computing – which she completed at age 11. She also passed two GCSEs in Maths and ICT at aged 10. From this she went on to study at Oxford University, completing a Masters in Mathematics and Computer Science at aged 20. So her interest in the world of technology started from a young age...

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Foster Focus
Apr14

Foster Focus

Luke has had a troubled childhood not growing up with his natural family, he came from a background growing up in foster care, in and out of school, falling in to drug and alcohol abuse and a growing criminal record. After moving out at the age of 15 he was living independent in a B&B, decided he wanted better for his life and began going to school to get his GCSE’s. Achieving 5 GCSE’s he had enough to get to college and went on...

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Cattleya CIC
Apr09

Cattleya CIC

Cattleya is the first student-run fruit social enterprise to be registered at Companies House. It offers alcohol-free cocktails and smoothies ethically sourced from Colombia. This encourages farmers to grow exotic fruits as an alternative to coca plants, also giving UK students enterprising skills through the enterprise. Profits are reinvested to support donations to the dining room for children at risk. 5% of all fruit purees...

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UnLtd
Apr04

Woodhouse College

Samantha Evans is the Pastoral Manager at Woodhouse College. Her role is to provide pastoral support for college students. In addition to this she applied for and has been driving the FE Pioneers programme in the College. This is a programme where colleges across England find, fund and support young people to set up and lead their own social venture, with the support of UnLtd the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. For the past year...

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Radford Community Day
Apr03

Radford Community Day

Courtney was 14 years old when she and her group from Jubilee Crescent Youth Club came up with the idea for their Radford Community Day. The group includes 2 of her sisters Bobbie and Rebecca as well as their friends, Aaron, Zara & Natalie. Courtney and her group all have one thing in common that they live on the Radford estate in Coventry. Courtney and her group of friends are all at school in Coventry. They all live in the...

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Wordwides
Apr03

Wordwides

Michael is a Student at Norwich school. He and his friend Tom,  created “Wordwides App”. Wordwides was created with the express intent of creating a revision tool for all ages that is innovative, educational and most importantly, fun to use. Wordwides was created by students, for students, and aims with the app, to make something that makes revision for English exam simpler and, hopefully, more enjoyable. As students they understood...

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