Success stories


We’re proud to share a number of success stories, in which the Inspire and Achieve Foundation has helped to transform the lives of young people in the community.

Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals.


Adam is 22-years-old and hasn’t had a job since leaving school. He is very enthusiastic but his autism and dyslexia have held him back. When he first came to IAF he was very demoralised through his experiences with other...

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Matt was referred to IAF from The Prince’s Trust as they didn’t feel he was ready to complete their team programme as he was very shy and unable to interact with others. Instead, Court attended the IAF Accelerate...

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Jamie is a 21-year-old who was out of work for three years. Jamie is very motivated and enthusiastic, but was very shy and had a lack of confidence due to his learning and speech disability. This means that he often... 

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Philippa is a bright 20-year-old but when she first joined us she seemed to have no real direction and had extreme confidence issues, due in part to having no relationship with her immediate family and having a boyfriend...

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Graham is 24-years-old and was living in the YMCA hostel, smoking cannabis on a daily basis, and found it hard to motivate himself and get out of bed every day.

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Kelly has been working with inspire and achieve for three years now. In that time she has completed various programmes with IAF including Accelerate and Motivate. In the past Kelly has struggled breaking out of the stigma...

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