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Success stories

Every day, our inspirational young people take the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We’re proud of the 825,000 young people whose lives we’ve touched over the past four decades. 

Why not take a few moments to read, share and celebrate with our real-life success stories? None of our work would be possible without our fantastic network of partners and supporters. Discover their key role in our success. 

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Emmanuel Nwanze at Crystal Palace FC

Young person

After completing the Get Started with Football programme, Emmanuel found a passion for coaching.

The Wray Brothers in Liverpool

Young people

In the early 1980s, brothers Graham and Mark Wray were struggling to find work. They received support from The Trust and now have a successful business.

Saffia Derdeb

Young person

After several months of unemployment, Saffia felt lost, frustrated and had nobody to turn to. Find out how our Get Hired initiative helped her to secure employment.

Balqis Mukhtar

Young person

After attending a Get Hired event with The Prince's Trust, Balqis, aged 23 from Islington, landed herself a job with Standard Life.

Enterprise alumni

In 1991, Anne Spratling and John Ayris from Kent were a young couple with an idea for a business but no money or experience.

Prince's Trust logo as default image

Enterprise alumni

Lucas Nicholls, 47, had been unemployed for 14 months when he approached The Prince’s Trust to see if he and his wife Jo could turn their hobby into a business.

Rob Law, founder of Trunki, standing with seven Trunkis

Enterprise alumni

Rob Law was 21 when he came up with the idea for his much loved global children’s suitcase brand, Trunki.

Craig Hadwin in the office

Young person

Craig had been bullied at school and with his mum very ill, he took a brave decision to move away in order to create a better life for himself.

Kieran Wood standing against a graffiti wall in Leicester

Young person

Kieran had been unemployed for 13 months. Talent Match helped match his musical flair with a recording studio and mentor to help him find paid work.

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