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Young People matter

Young People Matter (YPM) is an award winning charity and community action group bringing together people of all ages and backgrounds to nurture children’s potential, promote healthy living and develop a greater sense of social responsibility.

Duration 
4 years
Cost of capital 
6.5%
Turnover 
£455,000
Amount invested 
£60,000

Hidden Treasure are an organisation driven by a desire to provide better opportunities and facilities to a community that experiences a lot of the challenges of an unequal society. Their centre in Partington offers a welcoming space where children can play and develop and adults can access support, training and somewhere to meet others and relax.

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
6.6%
Turnover 
£264,432
Amount invested 
£33,000
Nemi Teas blends

This #AChangingWorld episode features Pranav Chopra, a social entrepreneur who founded Nemi Teas. This podcast definitely goes down even better with a cup of tea as he talks about how social investment has played a part in his journey and the potential ways to scale up. https://soundcloud.com/goodfinance/a-changing-world-nemi-teas

Duration 
3 years
Cost of capital 
9.5%

It was wonderful to hear from Lizzie Jordan, founder of social enterprise Think2Speak. Listen to this podcast as part of our #AChangingWorld series and we explore how social investment has affected organisations during the lockdown and the opportunities it could now present.

Duration 
2 years
Cost of capital 
5%
Amount invested 
£400,000

Estuary Homes was created in early 2017 to enable the three partner organisations (Foresight, Preston Road Women’s Centre and CERT) to pursue their objective of offering safe accommodation to vulnerable groups locally in Humberside.

Duration 
5 years
Cost of capital 
5.5%
Turnover 
N/A
Amount invested 
£400,000

It was great to hear from Mark Newcombe, co-founder of The Craufurd Arms, a community pub in Slough. Listen to this podcast as part of our #AChangingWorld series and we explore how social investment has affected organisations during the lockdown and the opportunities it could now present.

Duration 
4 years
Amount invested 
£592,000