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This is the space where you will see information, thoughts and research from topics which align to the Aster Foundation's work. 

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The greatest gift you can give is time…

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“You can make more money, but you can’t make more time. When you give someone your time, you are giving them a portion of your life that you’ll never get back. Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time…”

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Creating places for nature and community

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inc. entrepreneur, Andrea Harvey and her business, Places for Nature will be working with communities to help them connect with nature and each other, by offering support and equipment to help create, improve, maintain and preserve places for wildlife in gardens and communal spaces.

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Mental health support one cup at a time

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Wellbeing mentor, Ling Salter, set up her social business, Compassionate Cuppa to support mental health through one-to-one mentoring. Now she’s part of the inc. programme

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Returning 2 work with inc.

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Dhivya Venkatachala is the founder of Return 2.0, a social business aimed at helping people back into work. Now she’s one of our inc. entrepreneurs hoping to take her idea to the next level with the support of our unique ten-month programme.

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bMoneywize – bringing money know how to a generation

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Dr Arinola Araba was inspired to set up her social business, bMoneywize when she saw how her children and their friends were around money. Now she’s one of our amazing inc. entrepreneurs and hoping to inspire a generation of young people, including those across our communities and their parents.

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Building businesses to change the world

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For Carl Randle, sustainable change comes one brick at a time. His social business, Raw Brick Innovations Ltd creates construction and building products which are made from non-recyclable waste, landfill waste or single use plastics. Now, he’s building his business as part of our inc. class of 20/21.

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CDUK – helping to tackle homelessness

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Bristol entrepreneur, Stevie Mitchell founded Collective Decisions UK (CDUK) to train and employ people from the homeless community to produce sustainable clothing through collaboration with local charitable partners.

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My Pickle – one stop support platform

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No one should struggle alone and that’s the driving force for our inc. entrepreneur, Cat Divers. My Pickle aims to provide trusted online resources and signposting to support a range of issues, including mental health and financial wellbeing

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Unlocking the potential of single parents

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Padlock is an online platform connecting businesses with cybersecurity expertise, powered by the free training of single parents in marketable cyber skills. For its founder, Eoin Heffernan, it’s an opportunity to create social change in a sustainable way.

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