ImpactChanging young lives
Every year, we provide high quality training to thousands of 11-25 year olds from low income families in schools and communities in London. It works:
Young Adults Training:
of the young people who complete our workshops feel their aspirations have been raised and their self-esteem has increased.
of young adults who complete our workshop go on to secure career opportunities within six months.
What our Fellows say about the programme:
‘At Making the Leap the team are selfless, relatable and personable. I want to say thank you for helping me boost my confidence in my career path, gain the skills needed to take a step into the working world and always being there to support me!’
‘I can honestly say I learnt more practical skills in the 3 weeks at Making The Leap than I did during my 3 years at university. CV workshops, mock interview skills with staff and corporate companies, leadership sessions and so much more. I cannot believe they were able to fit so much content and corporate visits within such a short time. My mindset has completely changed.’
of participating schoolchildren said that as a result of the training they understood the importance of having the right attitude to work
felt more prepared for the working environment
What pupils say about the schools programme:
‘It has really opened my mindset to my skills and how they relate to me as a person.’
‘I have learnt that I should go above and beyond with achieving my goals. I have also learnt how everybody has different skills that make them special and unique’
‘It really helped improve my confidence.’