Charity gets Queen’s Award for finding jobs for refugees

A charity that runs periods to assist refugees in Bethnal Green get jobs and mix into British society has been given a Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

The Breaking Barriers charity is certainly one of 205 organisations being recognised for “selling alternative by means of social mobility”.  

It was arrange in Shoreditch by Matthew Powell in 2015 to assist refugees and asylum-seekers discover work and combine by means of schooling and coaching.     

“The status of the award I hope brings extra sustainable alternatives for refugees,” he stated. “The information comes at a difficult time for refugees as they’re disproportionately impacted by the pandemic.” 

One in 5 refugees in London are now unemployed due to the pandemic, in accordance with a report by the charity on the impression of Covid-19.  

One-to-one help for refugees to get jobs and be integrated

One-to-one assist for refugees to get jobs and be built-in

– Credit: Breaking Barriers

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Breaking Barriers, which holds weekly periods at Bethnal Green’s Sundial day centre, has helped greater than 1,000 refugees get work or go into schooling, coaching or volunteering. It presents a probability of paid work placements or everlasting jobs in 20 firms it’s in partnership with. 

The full listing of Queen’s Awards is being introduced on April 29, after having been postponed from April 23 due to the demise of the Duke of Edinburgh.   

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