Project information

The Inspired Summer

Inspirations aim to improve the lives of inner city disadvantaged young people facing poverty and / or disability, by providing exciting weekend and holiday programs that broaden their horizons and ensure spare time is spent productively and in a safe environment.

August 2017 - August 2017

Charity information: Inspirations

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  • Need

    Need

    Many inner city young people struggle with severe poverty and dysfunction and do not have the financial means to broaden their horizons, experience nature and sporting activities or participate in holiday activities like their friends. This often leads to destructive behaviour and breeds jealousy and unhappiness.

    Solution

    We provide recreational opportunities and holiday programs to those struggling with poverty so that they can gain a sense of belonging and participate in experiences that would otherwise be an unattainable dream. This allows them to join their peers and spend the time off school in a productive way.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To improve the lives of disadvantaged young people facing poverty and or disabilities.

    Activities

    » Inspirations arrange weekend and holiday programs/activities that give young people the opportunity to partake in sport and recreational activities.

    Success will be enrolment of 120 young people as participants of our summer holiday program.


  • Impact

    Impact

    The project will increase the confidence and social skills of these young people as well as making them feel part of their peer-group rather than isolated by their financial hardship. This will enable them to face their challenges head-on and give them the encouragement to become productive members of society by seeking employment or furthering their education. A survey will be given at the end of the program to evaluate the success of the project.

    Risk

    There is a risk of insufficient funds. Unfortunately that will mean that we will have to decline some applications and disappointment a number of young people who were looking forward to participate. Hopefully it will not come to this.

    Reporting

    Donors will receive an email update prior to and following the project.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £53,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £24,600 Rental of Premises Countryside accommodation for 2 weeks for 150 articipants and staff
      £18,750 Food and Dining Supplies Food and Paperware
      £3,250 Insurance and Supplies Program Materials + Rewards, Insurance
      £6,900 Outings Recreational Fees
  • Background

    Location

    We are based in London N16 however our Summer Program is due to take place in rented accommodation in the countryside.

    Beneficiaries

    Teenagers between the ages of 13 - 18 struggling with poverty and or disability who reside in the areas of London N16, N15 and E5.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Inspirations are best suited to carry out this project as we have already done this for the past 10 years and have amassed a wealth of experience in dealing with this age group as well as organising this project.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Mr Israel Eckstein

    Israel is a vibrant well liked individual who has been the head counsellor of our program for the past number of years.

    Mrs Nochme Rolnitzky

    Nochme is our Project Coordinator and deals with all the myriad arrangements necessary for the smooth running of our program.

    Mr Max Stern

    Max is our Child Protection Officer and has a close relationship with the participants.

    Mr Abraham Gottesman

    Abraham is our swimming instructor and lifesaver.