The Game Change Project – a non-profit organization based near Newtown recently celebrated the achievements of its young participants at an annual barbecue and awards night in Aberhafesp.
Over the past year, more than 70 teenagers have completed life skills programs run by the project incorporating skills such as mechanics, digger driving, horse handling, animal care, labor team and problem solving.
Young people who demonstrated exceptional qualities such as dedication, responsibility, enthusiasm and determination received medals and trophies under the gaze of their proud parents, grandparents and teachers.
Ryan Hardman, who won the Mich Crompton Award for Outstanding Contribution, said: “The project has helped me in so many ways; I can honestly say that I wouldn’t be who I am now without this opportunity.”
Ryan now volunteers with the project as a mentor, helping other young people build their confidence and self-esteem.
Andrew Evans, director and co-founder, announced that with a three-year grant from the National Lottery Community Fund, the project will expand to offer more classes for local teens to gain experience and skills. essential skills while having fun.
Sian Roberts, Project Manager, added: “We are extremely grateful to everyone who plays the National Lottery – without this funding, projects like ours simply wouldn’t be possible.”
For more information on The Game Change Project, please contact Sian at [email protected] or phone 07766 606 276 for details.