Houria social enterprise grows with support from Voscur

3 June, 2021 - 15:25

 

Houria, which means ‘freedom’, is a pan-African catering social enterprise that specifically supports, trains and employs migrant women and survivors of slavery. It was founded in 2019, by Kim Prado, with values of empowerment, sisterhood, enterprise and cooperation....


How The Real Photography Company became a CIC

10 July, 2019 - 09:28

 

The Real Photography Company, based in St. Paul’s Learning Centre, began as a group of local photographers who wanted to share their love of analogue photography and darkroom techniques. Founding directors Wendy Leocque and Ruth Jacobs spoke to Voscur about their...


Refugee Women of Bristol benefiting from our governance support

13 March, 2018 - 16:41
Voscur’s Kick Start programme provides intensive start-up support to help new organisations and social enterprises get going. The training sessions  cover everything from developing your mission and vision, to deciding on your legal structure and theory of change. 
 
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BDP! Gets a 'Boost'

28 March, 2017 - 16:24

Voscur's Boost! Project matches community organisations with skilled volunteers to complete a short term piece of work that builds capacity. The main activity of Bristol Drugs Project (BDP) is to reduce alcohol and drug related...


ACORN

28 March, 2017 - 16:16

Following a community organising campaign, ACORN UK started in 2014 when a group of residents in Easton joined together to take action against unscrupulous landlords.  Through a network of volunteers trained and empowered to organise in their local communities, ACORN currently works to combat...