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The Cost of Living Crisis

Posted on 2nd April 2022 | Company News
The Cost of Living Crisis The cost of living crisis is being well-articulated at present – fuel is a larger proportion of their spend and so the rise in fuel costs had a bigger impact; basic foods like rice, fruit and vegetables have increased in price more than other more higher …

A New and Exciting Craft Seller gives us a mention

Posted on 26th February 2022 | Company News
Check out this article from Hwb Menter Focus Caerfyrddin featuring Sian from Sian's Emporium. We supported Sian when others wouldn't when Covid hit and cash flow became tight! Sians-Emporium-Case-Study-2-Bilingual-1Download


Posted on 20th April 2021 | Uncategorized
The Bishops have been preparing a policy ask for Government on the topic of tackling child poverty and they asked a number of charities, including us, to identify issues and suggest solutions which they could include in their proposals. This is what Purple Shoots suggested. Much has been written about tackling …

Why support Purple Shoots – some common objections part 3

Posted on 9th March 2021 | Uncategorized
Purple Shoots creates long term, sustainable change for the people we support. Our loans enable our borrowers to create businesses which provide a pathway for them out of debt and the benefits system and the hopelessness of unemployment. The economic and social impacts are huge both for them and for …