Young Somerset

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The Moped Loan Scheme offers young people the chance to access opportunities which may be restricted by the rurality of their location, shown as a real issue through research and our own young people consultations. We provide training equipment and bikes for these young people to combat disadvantage

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It ran from 10:00 AM, 5 December 2011 to 4:00 PM, 22 December 2011

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1070693)

Check mark Match funded

Amount raised

£10

Donations

1

    Category

  • Community Support & DevelopmentCommunity Support & Development
  • Education/Training/EmploymentEducation/Training/Employment

    Helping

Location

Situation

Many young people in rural areas find it hard to stay in education or to find and retain their first jobs due to a lack of transport. Transport is often not available to many or the costs are too great.

Solution

This scheme helps young people to bridge the gap between dependence to independence. The equipment and youth work support given by our moped loan scheme, transforms the lives of a number of young people who are entirely dependent upon poor public transport, to 80% having their own forms of transport on completion of the scheme.