‘Senses of Home’ was created by 12 of us who are Care Experienced young people across Scotland and England. We are also representatives for the Care Leavers National Movement.
We were supported by the ‘Madlug Innovation Academy’ to design, create and deliver our own social enterprise.
As Care Experienced young people we wanted to support other young people who move into their own homes. Part of our experience of moving was not always having bed linen or not having spare bed linen. Our Social Enterprise will use any profits to purchase bed linen for young care experienced people moving into their own homes.
During the process of creating the Social Enterprise we all agreed our roles. We have all enjoyed taking on responsibilities and challenges for each of these roles. We have roles from CEO to Communications and Business support to Sales Officers.
During a residential with the Madlug Innovation Academy we designed the branding and our mission statement whilst also getting to meet and ask questions of other Social Enterprises.
It has already been quite a journey for us all but we hope this website and the first of our branded products going on sale will be a launchpad for the Social Enterprise to become bigger and help more people.