A NUMBER of Fermanagh teams are kick beginning the brand new decade with a £520,000 grants enhance from the Nationwide Lottery fund.
Fermanagh Girls’s Assist have been granted £498,237 to fund their ‘Security and Properly-being Assist’ challenge that can run over the subsequent 4 years. In a press release from the Nationwide Lottery, it stated, “The challenge will profit roughly 160 ladies in Fermanagh who’ve skilled home and sexual violence, and 120 youngsters.
“It consists of tailor-made disaster intervention assist and a private improvement programme that gives ladies with the instruments they should enhance their confidence, assist them perceive the patterns of abusive behaviours, develop coping methods and enhance their social networks to cut back isolation.”
Different teams from the realm embody, Aghadrumsee Major Faculty, which is utilizing their £10,000 grant to create an lively play and social house for kids of the native space that can be utilized all yr spherical. ‘Early Years Youngsters and Household Centre,’ primarily based in Enniskillen, will likely be utilizing £10,000 to buy new tools and sources for the creation of an out of doors space beside SWAH. Christ Church, Maguiresbridge, is utilizing a grant of £10,000 to refurbish the present kitchen on the parish corridor to make it match for function and cater for occasions.
Director of the Group Fund, Kate Beggs, stated, “Whether or not it’s small pots of funding or bigger grants, persons are being introduced collectively to make good issues occur and alter lives.
“When folks take the lead and develop their very own nice concepts, communities actually do thrive.”
Posted: 7:31 pm February 8, 2020