We help change lives – and help change the world. We create social impacts that will lead to health inequalities being a thing of the past because people and communities are more empowered.
The effects of what we do can’t be tested like medicines. We work with whole human beings who live in communities (or not) and a complex world. Here are some stories that illustrate that what we do is effective.
Outreach into communities is essential – people don’t always know where to turn. Khalida was at an all time low when she chanced to meet one of our outreach workers at the Barkantine Practice in Tower Hamlets. Our team was there as part of our community outreach work, sign posting and informing local people about the Tower Hamlets Health Advice Links Project.Read more
In Autumn 2016 Peter experienced a close family bereavement and did not know which way to turn. Being homeless, with little or no social network to support him, he was at a loss about how to go about dealing with the situation – emotionally or practically.Read more
Dealing with diabetes, arthritis and chronic back pain – Zamia’s 'self-management’ story.Read more
Rina is a Philippine woman in her early 40’s and living in Newham. She wanted to take steps towards employment.Read more
Provide a programme of training and developmental support to a small group of Tower Hamlets residents to enable them to take on leadership roles in local health and social care context.Read more
James* has been an Activist on our project Does Hackney make you fat? When we met James he said he felt empowered to join our project as we unhappy with his body image.Read more