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Crossing borders

5th February 2019

ESF and Lottery logoHaving to overcome the social stigmas and mental challenges of having no job is a huge challenge but combining that with a disability must feel like taking on Everest.

Throughout our incredible journey on the Positive People project, one of our key focus points has been on the 'soft outcome' - where our aims are to allow individuals afflicted with conditions outside of their own making improve their lives, even just by a little bit, and maybe give them the impetus to take further steps in the future.

On the project we've been very lucky and very proud to work with a great deal of different organisations who have seen the amazing prospect of what the social and digital trainer we offer can deliver. Over the last 6 months we have worked closely with the Stroke Association - a chance meeting at an event in Barnstaple filtered a few participants our way, and we've been able to provide them with bespoke equipment that has made small, but crucial differences to their daily tasks.

Continue reading this article on the Positive People website here.