Meet Duan

Meet Duan

Teenager volunteer Duan is a regular face at Burgess Sports. He first came along to one of the sports camps funded by Creation Trust and now he is helping the younger children to follow in his footsteps.

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Meet Carwayne

Meet Carwayne

Walworth resident, Carwayne had been out of work for a few months before she came to Creation when her friend recommended our service. Her career had taken a setback and aged 26 she was keen to get back on track.

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Meet Florence

Meet Florence

12 months ago Florence walked into the Creation office, very upset, life had got a bit stressful and she was in need of some support. A year on, she is smiling and life is much better for her and her children.

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Meet Leon

Meet Leon

After 12 years of being out of work, Aylesbury estate resident Leon was beginning to get down about things, but now with the help of SE17Working, he is working as a site labourer and feel a lot more positive.

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Meet Robert

Meet Robert

Before joining the Aylesbury Apprentice employment programme, 24 year old Robert had been out of work for some time, which affected his confidence. With some supportive coaching, Robert now has a spring in his step and a wage slip in his pocket!

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Meet Bola and Debo

Meet Bola and Debo

A year ago, 64 year old palliative carer Gladys Abola Ajose and her husband Debo lived on the 4th floor of Wendover. The regeneration of the Aylesbury estate meant the couple had to move, ECHOs catches up with the couple in their new home.

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Meet Shelia

Meet Shelia

After 44 years of living of the Aylesbury, 86 year old Shelia has just moved to a brand new home in SE17. Which she describes as 'out of this world'. Find out more about her move.

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Meet Ewa

Meet Ewa

For the last 3 years, Ewa has been working as a valued member of Creation’s Community Team, she has used the experience and skills she gained on the team to help her find employment.

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Meet David

Meet David

David came out of prison and ended up in a local ex-offenders unit, he turned up at the Creation office saying he wanted to make a change in his life, we are delighted to say that is exactly what he has done.

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Meet Ricardo

Meet Ricardo

Ricardo had been looking for work for 6 months before he joined SE17Working, now he has a new job and the future is looking bright!

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Meet Stacey

Meet Stacey

Aylesbury resident Stacey did so well on the SE17Working Programme, she didn't just find one job, she found three!

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Meet Fatou

Meet Fatou

Aylesbury estate resident, Fatou joined the Super Star project to find employment after being out of work for sometime; “I was concerned that I was losing my communication skills while not working. I wanted to meet new people, as most days I was at home,

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Meet Zoe

Meet Zoe

Zoe Purchase left school at 15, when she found out she was pregnant. 6 years on Zoe is now in employment and studying for a degree. She explains how she is working to provide a good future for her daughter Chloe and why she’ll never again be making excuses not to work.

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Ronald Casey

Ronald Casey

62 year old Ronald had lived on the Aylesbury estate since it was built. When he found out it would be redeveloped, he was, in his own words ‘shattered’ but with the support of Creation’s Resident Support programme, he is now settling into a new home in

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Tafote Akerejola

Tafote Akerejola

Getting one job just wasn't enough for Tafote - she got two! Thanks to the SE17Working Programme, she has learnt how to ace her interviews.

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Ayo Alalade

Ayo Alalade

When Ayo found himself out of work, he joined SE17Working's WOW programme, he is now working as an admin assistant at a school, he says: "It’s a great feeling to be self dependent and it keeps me motivated."

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Julia Onley

Julia Onley

93 year old Julia Onley lived on the Aylesbury Estate for 40 years, since her block, Chiltern, was built in 1972. When her building became part of the next phase of the regeneration, it obviously meant huge changes for Julia. She worked with Natasha one o

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Enoch Baffour

Enoch Baffour

University graduate and Aylesbury resident Enoch Baffour, is one of 5 new Trustees joining the Board of Creation Trust. Aged 23, he is our youngest ever Board member. Finding time in between his two jobs, Enoch talks to ECHO about why he thinks more young

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Horace Nelson

Horace Nelson

Personal problems had caused Horace to be out of work for sometime, robbing him of his confidence. He joined the SE17Working programme, which gave him the boost he needed to get back out there!

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Will Akinnuoye

Will Akinnuoye

Will joined the Fast Track to Work Programme, in September 2013; like many people his age, Will joined the programme unsure about the field of work he wanted to go into and was keen to try something new.

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Tulay Cingoz

Tulay Cingoz

After participating in Creation's Fast Track to Work programme, mum of three Tulay, has managed to find a job that fits in with her children and makes her feel good about herself.

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Michelle Porter

Michelle Porter

Serious depression robbed Michelle of her energy for years, meaning she had never had a job, but all that has changed since starting on the SE17Working Programme.

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Jermaine Stephens

Jermaine Stephens

21 year old Jermaine has lived on Chartridge since he was 3. He is currently working towards his Level 2 Apprenticeship in Plumbing and is part of the team building the new Aylesbury Estate.

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Josue Ezequeil Morais Anotonio

Josue Ezequeil Morais Anotonio

Taplow resident, Josue and his African grey parrot Portuguese speaking parrot Phoenix,have been together since 2006, we interviewed both of them for the Echo magazine.

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