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Dr Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

Posted on 10th November 2020 |
We now understand much more about how damaged communities, and damaged people in them,  can revive. They do it themselves, step-by-step,  from within. Outside support has a role, but agency must sit firmly with local people themselves. Purple Shoots fits exactly with what the latest social science is telling us …

Jim Wild, The Centre for Active and Ethical Learning

Posted on 26th October 2020 |
Purple Shoots is how all services of this sort should be. They are not an algorithm and the computer does not say ‘NO’ because they are competent, engaging and interested in helping others. The service is also supportive, personal and has humanity + pragmatic reasoning behind it. I am deeply impressed …

Christine French

Posted on 26th February 2020 |
I'm so proud to be part of the Self-Reliant Group "Just Girls Allowed" - it has changed so many things for me and many others

Karen Davies

Posted on 6th January 2020 |
The economic impact of our lending is 10 times the amount we lend and our social impact is huge.