London Reclaimed mentors and trains South East London based 16-25 year olds in a yearlong carpentry training and mentoring course. Four ‘Junior Markers’ are employed for 15 hours a week within London Reclaimed’s workshop, to help produce furniture that is then sold nationwide. The Fore funded LR’s costs in moving and fitting out their new and larger premises, allowing them to double the number of ‘Junior Makers’ they take on per year, and so meet current demand for their products.
Funding programme:The Fore Pilot
Funding round:2014 Summer
Sector: Youth and education, Economic development and employability