History

Be Enriched was formally in September 2013 by a group of youth workers, arts professionals and young people to provide young people the opportunity to develop skills and improve community cohesion through training and volunteering opportunities.


The  Canteens Project was started as a short-term project in 2013 to provide young offenders with an alternative community service opportunity. After a month we could clearly see that there was an ongoing need for food and friendship in the community. We had 40 regulars and were utilising a huge amount of surplus food each week.

So we kept the project going.

Now it's been expanded to four canteens in South London serving over 3,880 meals with over 650 volunteers per year alongside other projects and food system improvement work.

 

Past Projects

Kidsplay

Graveney Village Network

EU Youth Projects

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Kidsplay Family Drama worked with families in the East of Glasgow with babies and children up to age 4 and their families. It particularly focussed on families with neuro-diverse children and provided a healthy food with each session.

A neighbourhood network of local people that live, study or volunteer in the Graveney areas of Wandsworth and Merton with the  aim of connecting people build community.

Projects
Annual Street Party, JAAM - Jam and preserve making workshops, Litter picking, community yoga, Grow your own food.

We worked with young people of all and took part in many Erasmus youth projects on themes ranging from Clowning to Waste to Oppressed peoples. 

Sharing Economy v Waste culture, Loondon

European Act with Pride, Palermo,

Acting Out - Newbridge, Ireland

Welcome to Petralia Sottana, Sicily

 

Registered Charity no 1170219

International House,

Brixton, England

 

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