Celebrating helping others

Last week we had the privilege of attending the Guernsey Community Foundation 2016 Awards, we were also extremely honoured and humbled to be shortlisted for the Overseas Charity of the Year award. The Foundation’s vision is a vibrant and caring community, in which a strong and committed charitable sector works effectively with government and business. […]

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An EPIC Quiz

On Saturday 17th September This is EPIC hosted the first ever EPIC Quiz. It was held at the new Cobo Community Centre, which is such a great facility (despite a crackly microphone – hence the standing on a chair). The event was sold out, 22 teams taking on the EPIC Quiz. The teams competed over […]

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How do savings and loans groups empower people?

Most of us have either heard or read the quote “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” This quote very much applies to the work that we deliver through our village savings and loans projects. A question we often […]

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Our work focuses on empowering community driven change and providing a help up rather than a handout.