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Participants pose with GREAT Project staff in front of a white board at the end of the employability programme

Behind Every GREAT Man Employability Programme

Earlier this month, the GREAT Project completed the first ‘Behind Every GREAT Man’ employability programme.
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Poonam’s Story

Poonam had been unemployed since having her third child. With her youngest due to start school in September, she decided now was the time to do something for herself.
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Brendan’s Story

At the time of joining the project, Brendan wanted to work towards an NVQ in electrical engineering, but as he had not worked before, his mum felt the GREAT Project would be a good place for him to start.
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Naailah’s Story

When Naailah joined the project, she’d not long graduated from university and was unsure what she wanted to do. With the project's support, she found work.
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Participants pose behind Leicester City Football Club press bench for players and manager

Going behind the scenes at Leicester City Football Club

Last month, seven GREAT Project participants had a fantastic opportunity to take a behind the scenes tour at Leicester City football club with our delivery partner, Business in the Community.
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Kiran’s Story

Kiran had just been made redundant before he joined the GREAT Project, and felt the lack of experience he had when it came to applying for jobs would set him back
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Aleksandra’s Story

Aleksandra had to leave her job due to an injury and was on universal credit, she was looking for an opportunity to find work and feel confident again.
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Zac’s Story

With our support, Zac found a paid role
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Anne’s Story

We helped Anne find a training opportunity to suit her
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