Case Studies

Read how we’ve helped get small business off the ground and launched into successful ventures with our collection of case studies below.

“In the Autumn of 2021, Purple shoots were kind enough to give me a starter loan. The loan helped me purchase stock, materials and pay for my time at Cardiff Christmas market and other events. The Christmas period went very well and I had enough funds to pay for the …
Kayleigh tells her own story: "I have suffered with mental health since the age of 17. Finally at the age of 22 I was given a diagnosis of EUPD (Emotionally unstable personality disorder). Mental health took over my life for a long time, until I met my husband. Things were going …
Stacey’s story in Stacey’s words: “My first husband left me with two young children and no money. We had just bought a house and I was left to cover a high mortgage on my own. Shortly after I met a man that I thought was my knight in shining armour, however he …
Samira is a single parent on her own. However, this was not by choice, as her partner sadly passed away before their only child (son) was born. That was 12 years ago – in that time Samira did a degree, worked freelance for a production company and then for 5 …