Stump the Stigma” Project reach and engage black minority ethnics specifically from Black African backgrounds through a range of activities that informs and educate the community of the benefits of HIV testing and treatment and to raise awareness of Hepatitis B and C in order to help increase the numbers of people who access HIV testing services and treatments.
Enterprise Awareness And Employment Skills Project
July 2014 - May 2015
The project was aimed at raising enterprise awareness and promoting employment skills using community engagement activities within Black Minority Ethnic (BME) communities.
Community Empowerment and Voice of Hope (CEVOH) Project aims to seek talent and skills within the Black African Community in Coventry and Warwickshire and empower people to help other members of the community who are isolated and marginalised to mentor them to overcome barriers, tackle issues and solve problems faced by the community.
Enterprise Skills For Women Project
January 2014 - July 2014
The Enterprise Skills for Women Project provided Level 1 Award in Enterprise Qualifications to 21 women.
Coventry University Graduate Work Experience Project
October 2012 - July 2013
The Highlife Centre is working with Coventry University to provided structured work experience to graduates residing in the West Midlands region.
Youth Entrepreneurship & Business Skills Development
September 2012 - March 2013
Funded by Big Lottery, the project is aimed at inspiring young people aged 18- 25 years to explore enterprise using their talents, hobbies and creative ideas to set up viable and sustainable businesses as an alternative to employment.
Funded by Royal bank of Scotland (RBS), the project targeted women from hard to reach, disadvantaged communities, inspiring them to overcome barriers that prevented them from becoming self-employed. The project supported 55 women with 31 progressing on to start their own businesses.