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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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Eleanor O'Neill

Young person

Growing up in Newcastle, Eleanor always held a passion for design. She set up her own knitwear business with our help.

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

Brothers Graham and Mark from Liverpool struggled to find work, but with our mentoring they have founded a business.

Saffia Derdeb

Young person

After graduation, Saffia struggled to find employment. In 2014 she attended our Get Hired day and was offered a job.

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.

Lily-Flame Candles teaser image

Enterprise alumni

Lucas and Jo Nicholls, with the help of a mentor from The Prince’s Trust, founded their candle company, now stocking in John Lewis and more.

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.

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