When a group of art students decided they were heading to Uganda to run their own creative project with school children in Kampala, FAD were on hand to lend advice
The fashion industry can be perceived as an elitist and competitive world. We believe that anyone with the talent and motivation to succeed should get a fair chance to get on in this exciting and fulfilling sector. We also believe that exploring creativity can help young people develop skills and attributes which will enable them to progress in many other career paths.
As well as running projects through schools and colleges we also work directly with organisations and housing associations supporting young people on the margins of society, from care leavers and young mums, to gang survivors, refugees/asylum seekers and young people in care.
FAD Leadership Academy members Arbresha and Rosie joined forces to create and manage a very special project with young people from the Who Cares? Trust.
This Christmas FAD volunteers and students donated gifts to The Topé Project which is a volunteer run, youth led project, aiming to combat loneliness for care-experienced young people. In memory of Topé –