Case Studies

The Haven Stonehaven

Health & Social Care, Social Fund - Start it

The Haven in Stonehaven was founded by Julia Morton to provide a wellbeing space for everyone in the Stonehaven community. They focus on supporting and nurturing the community through providing a preventative and inclusive approach to community wellbeing, building support and resilience.

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Dechomai Events

Tourism & Hospitality, Social Fund - Start it

Dechomai Events was founded by Bayile Adeoti to promote diversity and community integration through delivering events and paid work place training.

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Positive Change (CIC)

Food & Drink, Social Fund - Build it

Positive Changes (CIC) supports ladies who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system towards fulfilling employment through the making and selling of chocolates.

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Jangling Space

Creative Industries (including Digital), Social Fund - Build it

Jangling Space is a social enterprise that uses art and creativity to tackle the issue of loneliness and isolation in the Glasgow region.

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Sense of Direction

Creative Industries (including Digital), Social Innovation

With a background in support work, employability development, and advice service, Glyn Thompson aimed to set up a social enterprise that provides an accessible navigation system for people who are blind/partially sighted.

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Giraffe Healthcare

Health & Social Care, Social Innovation

Giraffe Healthcare is a social enterprise which provides an online platform for the delivery of personalised physiotherapy.

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Triple Tap Tech

Creative Industries (including Digital), Social Innovation

The Triple Tap Tech is a social enterprise offering support and training in digital technology and developing skills from a visually impaired viewpoint.

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Upala-Haven Yoga

Sport & Physical Activity, Social Innovation

Angela McHardy, founder of Upala-Haven Yoga, has had an inspiring journey to setting up her social enterprise. Her inspiration came from having perional experience with Parkinson’s disease.

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bOunceT

Health & Social Care, Social Fund - Build it

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.

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