Tag: alternative economics

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    Growing Links

      Growing Links was created in 2013 to combat food poverty. We were concerned about the imbalance of so much food waste yet people in our community were going hungry. At first we worked with local primary schools setting up edible gardens and teaching young people about seasonality, growing food and Read more [...]

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    The Bike Project

    At The Bike Project, we take second-hand bikes, fix them up and donate them to refugees and asylum-seekers in London and Birmingham. The UK is bursting with opportunities – but it’s also expensive. Especially when you’re a refugee trying to navigate the complex asylum process on just £37 a week. Read more [...]

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    School for Social Entrepreneurs

      We can’t fix issues like poverty, climate change and ill-health alone. That’s why the School for Social Entrepreneurs exists. We help 1,000 people a year develop the skills, strengths and networks they need to tackle society’s biggest problems. We run courses that equip people to start, scale and strengthen Read more [...]

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    Happy City

    Founded in 2010, we are a small UK charity with a big mission: to ‘make what matters count’. We aim to change the compass from pointing to consumption and growth toward wellbeing for people, place and planet. We bring this vision to life through extensively-researched and evidence-based strategic direction, measurement Read more [...]

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    Reconomy Centre

    Looking for a quiet, friendly place to set up your laptop for some quality work time? Or develop your great new enterprise?  Or just escape the distractions of your kitchen table, aka ‘home office’? The REconomy Centre offers practical, affordable space and a chance to meet, share and hang out with Read more [...]