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Gurdip’s Story

Gurdip felt he needed support to get back on the job ladder and was facing multiple barriers including lack of skills, confidence and opportunities.
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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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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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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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The GREAT Project backs International Men’s Day to celebrate and support men in the community.

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Leicester projects offering free health and well-being sessions in support of World Mental Health Day

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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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