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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 870,000 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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Craig Walker

Young person

Craig, 25, from Coleraine, Londonderry was eight when he saw his mother die. The effect it had on him devastated his life.

Faisal Ahmed

Young person

Faisal arrived in Scotland at the age of seven from Bangladesh. Faisal could speak no English, leading to years of bullying and racism.

Sarah Klauber

Young person

Sarah Klauber experienced a turbulent childhood after her parents separated and her mum passed away when she was 11 years old.

Celebrate Success award finalist, Shikesh Sorathia

Young person

Abuse, bullying and eating difficulties led Shikesh Sorathia feeling close to suicide. Team gave him a first taste of inspiring others.

Mad Marc

Young person

Trust-supported entrepreneur, Marc Wileman, wanted to make science fun for children. Learn about how he set up Sublime Science.


Young person

Khiry, 23 from Haringey, had to deal with the death of his mum at the age of 10, which affected his behaviour at school and led to depression.

Nathan Thomas (right) receiving his award from comedian, Patrick Monahan (left)

Young person

With the support from Talent Match, Nathan's confidence has improved and he's secured an apprenticeship he really enjoys.

Young people and Accenture


Accenture has supported The Prince’s Trust for more than 15 years, and is now a Gold Patron.

Alan MacDonald

Young person

Alan had a steady job working in a warehouse. But, just as he reached a level where he could apply to be a supervisor, depression got the better of him.

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