Investment theme: Building skills and confidence
To part fund the centre manager's salary.
Amount awarded: £5000
Location: Eilean Siar
To part fund the centre manager's salary. The children all benefit through the existing services of childcare/mother and toddler groups/after school/café and the community benefits through additional employment to the island, providing facilities to support families, supporting the local economy and encouraging families to return to the island. The Centre helps to address the issues of isolation, high living costs, low employment and a difficulty accessing services and therefore a benefit to the community and in particular women as these tend to be their main service users. 1300 women will benefit.