When Kate Swinn first came to The Prince’s Trust, she was an unemployed single mother of two. Just a year later she is running her own business, teaching hairdressing and beauty therapy to vulnerable adults and young people who are struggling at school.
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Danny McGhee was unemployed for more than six months before approaching The Prince’s Trust. After receiving a interest loan, and help with his businesses plan, Danny’s business is now going from strength to strength.
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Mark had been unemployed since May 2010. He turned to The Prince’s Trust with an idea of setting up a dog walking and training service for the Ballymena area of Northern Ireland, and with The Trust’s support, he has now set up Doggy Daycare.
Kelly was unemployed and struggling to pay the bills before The Prince’s Trust helped her to create her own fitness business. She now employs two staff members and runs courses around the county.