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January 2022 Newsletter

Posted on 25th January 2022 | Company News
Dear Friends and Supporters The 6 months or so since the last newsletter have flown by and a lot has happened. One of the biggest changes was that after camping in a shared office in a church for 8 years, we have taken on our own building. It is across the …

September 2020 Newsletter

Posted on 8th September 2020 | Company News
Dear Friends and Supporters Since the last newsletter, we have all been coping with the impact of Covid-19 and the fall out of the lockdown. Perhaps the first thing to say is that Purple Shoots and most of its borrowers and groups have all survived! With the advent of lockdown, …

Consider the Good Alternatives To High Cost Debt

Posted on 20th January 2020 | Finance Tips
I watched the Panorama programme “Easy Money Tough Debt” which presented the issues faced by many people on the margins of our economy struggling with high cost debt. The problems and stresses caused to them were well presented but I was disappointed that, apart from pushing for a “breathing space” …