Pounds for Purpose case studies

Théo’s passion for cooking and baking started as a child in his native France. Once he left home at 19 he started baking his own bread and his interest in bread making, sustainable food production and the responsible sourcing of ingredients grew from there.

Callum set up bOunceT (formerly Forth Valley Rebound Therapy Service CIC) in 2016 at just 23 years of age and whilst still at GCU working towards an Occupational Therapist degree.

Natalia Jejer founded Bottle of Ginger, a community drinks company based in Bridgeton, which aims to change local 'juice' culture by challenging consumption habits, redefining the product and rethinking the processes in soft drink manufacturing.

Lily wants to tackle the stigma around mental ill health with Real Talk, a mental health storytelling social enterprise. She was awarded £500 seed funding as part of Firstport's partnership with Good Ideas Academy at The Melting Pot.

October 8, 2015

Dundee MakerSpace

Grant Richmond started Dundee MakerSpace to provide space and facilities to encourage people to be creative and develop their skills.