The Great Project
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Overcoming health barriers to get back into work
Rickin ran his own business and mentored in a college until serious illness changed his life significantly. With support from GREAT, Rickin is now more confident about the future.
Build your confidence to get into work and training
As a single parent with two children, Emma had started to feel isolated in her own community. With support from GREAT and our partners, Emma's confidence is now higher than ever.
Participants learn new skills with Enstruct
We want to celebrate the achievements of two of our participants who have reached the end of Enstruct’s 10-week construction skills programme.
The GREAT Day out
in July and August we’ll be appearing at local libraries throughout the city and county as part of our GREAT Day Out events.
Come and see the GREAT Project over the summer
This summer the GREAT Project will be appearing at events across Leicester and Leicestershire to promote our work to people from local communities.
Learn to grow and manage a garden with Enstruct
For two weeks this summer, Enstruct will be running a programme to help GREAT participants to improve their gardening skills and even learn a little bit about carpentry.