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Clynfyw CIC Care Farm “Meaningful Occupation in an Inspirational Environment.”. Abercych, Boncath Pembrokeshire www.clynfyw.co.uk. Meaningful Occupation in an Inspirational Environment.”. What is Care Farming?. Care farming is the therapeutic use of farming practices. Care farms:
Rupert Acre, Education Officer, and Ben Raskin, Learning Manager and Horticultural Advisor, The Soil Association
We think sometimes that poverty is only being hungry, naked and homeless. The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty—Mother Theresa
Attitude is contagious. Is yours worth catching? Steve Waugh
Lynne Winfrindale, Portfield School, Haverfordwest
Jill Simpson-- Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme, Farming and Countryside Education
We must work together for a peaceful level-headed transition to a better time for all.
While Clynfyw Care Farm is primarily a day service, the projects and ambition within can offer so much more.
Poverty often deprives a man of all spirit and virtue. It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright— Benjamin Franklin
‘Good quality service and support should reflect an individual’s needs
and goals and take full account of the individual’s expressed preferences…By
focussing on the individual, individual planning should encourage service
flexibility and innovation; inform strategic service planning and commissioning
processes and achieve better outcomes from individuals.’
There are over a million unemployed young people and more again on training courses which will not lead to meaningful employment. We are failing them.
Everyone has the right to feel empowered and the ability to reach their potential
Care Farms offer a new way to combat age-old challenges
All projects are linked to the Open College Network to provide evidence of success and develop sense of worth
One in three children in the UK lives below the poverty line - that's four million children.--UNICEF - October 2010
Our research suggests child poverty could rise again, to 3.1 million children by 2020. This should be a serious worry for all sides of the political spectrum, with high levels of child poverty costing the country £25 billion a year.--Joseph Rowntree Foundation – 2010
"Poverty has a profound impact on the health and well-being of
children. It denies them their right to education and to be healthy.“
UNICEF - October 2010
"Child cruelty will not be eradicated unless child poverty is ended.“ NSPCC - 2010
Our evidence suggests that dynamic, vibrant and sustainable communities need creative people working together, assets to support their aspirations and agencies and local people collaborating to an agreed plan. All three are needed—
Carnegie Trust 2010