Have you ever wondered how the Princes Trust is helping women ?
Kerry Harkins recently escaped an abusive relationship, and, ready to build a better life for herself and her children, she decided to start her own business.
She was able through the help of The Prince’s Trust enterprise programme, she set up a day nursery in her hometown of Evesham.Within one year of opening, the Evesham Day Nursery had 60 children on its books, employing eight staff and was Ofsted accredited.
I just absolutely love to hear success stories like this don’t you?
Kerry has now managed to move into larger premises and plans to grow her business by opening more nurseries in the future.
She was also recently commended for her work.
Kerry said ‘Having the Prince’s Trust there for me gave me so much confidence. They believed in me and supported me all the way and made me feel I was good and could do anything.’
How fabulous. if someone you know needs a helping hand do send them in the direction of the Princes Trust
Since 1983 they have helped over 80,000 young people to start their own business.
If you’re 18 to 30, living in the UK and unemployed, or working fewer than 16 hours a week, and have a business idea or some ideas to explore, their Enterprise programme could be for you.