Rick started work as a carpenter
A few years ago, I woke up in hospital with no memory of how I’d got there. The cause? Alcohol. I knew I’d had a problem from the moment I’d started drinking, always taking it further than my friends. I can’t pinpoint when, but at some point I realised I needed to drink in the morning to avoid fe...
David started work as a carpenter
I have some big dreams for the future! I want to improve my skills, get the best job I can, and earn good money. I want to build my life in London, in my own place. And I want to bring my son to the UK to give him all the opportunities that I can. I was born in Eritrea but grew up in Sudan. I ...
Ruth is training to be a carpenter
My kids are the focus of every decision I make. This has helped me through some difficult times. A few years ago I was living with a controlling partner who was in trouble with the police and created an unsafe home for my children. I chose to leave but in doing so lost my job and our home. My chi...