WEvolution’s updated Peer to Peer Power Lab workshop is taking place from 17th November to 19th November. We’ve been talking with Pam Shaw, WEvolution’s Enterprise Officer and Partnership Manager, to learn more about the workshops content, how organisations can get involved, and what they get out of it. Pam offered a current example of a…

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Many community-focused organisations are searching for solutions to help rebuild after Covid-19 and figuring out how best to support their communities to grow and thrive. We’ve been talking with Pam Shaw, WEvolution’s Enterprise Officer and Partnership Manager, and learning about the new Peer to Peer Power Lab workshop she has been working on. The workshop…

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You don’t need to have a business idea that you want to work on in order to form a Self-Reliant Group. An SRG is a small collective of people who encourage each other, have accountability, and make ideas happen – together or individually. Some people pursue a side-project, some create a product or service, and…

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SRG member, Agnė Petroševičiūtė, joined the movement in January 2021 after getting in touch to learn more about the SRG Model and how it could help her set up her dream business. Agnė had ambitions to set up her own wholesale bakery and had previously trained as a pastry chef. She had worked in bakeries…

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We’re seeking a Business Support Volunteer with experience of working with women to help our community of aspiring entrepreneurs to flourish. With a flair for assessing business ideas, plans and cash flows, you will help us support our network of Self-Reliant Group members with their submissions for micro-finance options, aimed at growing entrepreneurship at community…

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In the third and final part of a three-part series of blog posts, we interviewed WEvolution founder and managing director, Noel Mathias, as part of the charity’s 10th anniversary celebrations. We discussed how SRGs have resolutely persevered during lockdown and adapted to the world around us. In part three of the blog posts, Noel shares…

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In the second of a three-part series of blog posts, we interviewed WEvolution founder and managing director, Noel Mathias, as part of the charity’s 10th anniversary celebrations. We discussed the evolution of the self-reliant group movement, its role in society, and the challenges posed to the movement by Covid-19. In part two of the blog…

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In the first of a three-part series of blog posts, we interviewed WEvolution founder and managing director, Noel Mathias, as part of the charity’s 10th anniversary celebrations. We discussed the foundation and formation of WEvolution, how it has adapted over the last ten years, and what the future holds for the Self-Reliant Group (SRG) movement.…

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