Skip to main content

Tasha and Kyma-Li


I’m 19 and I’ve been coming to the Young Lewisham project for four years now. I mostly get involved with the carpentry – that’s my favourite – but I sometimes do the motorbike stuff as well. I’m really proud of the things I’ve made here, especially the big outdoor table and benches.


No matter what mood I’m in, I always feel better after coming here. Whatever happens, there’s always laughing and joking. It makes the world a bit brighter!

Tasha, South London


I’m 15 and I like riding my bike and playing football. I’ve been coming here for nearly a year. I like that it brings all sorts of people together, and keeps us out of trouble.  We get to do all sorts of activities like learning bicycle and motorbike maintenance or woodwork. We also get to go on trips and I’m really looking forward to riding some of the dirt bikes we’ve fixed up.


I’ve learned a lot and I’ve definitely changed since coming here – I think I’m doing a bit better at school.

Kyma-Li, South London

Our Impact

Eileen’s story

“I found out that David had progressive lung cancer and six weeks later he passed away. It was a really traumatic time for our family, as one of my sons was starting a new job in Germany and couldn’t get back in time to say goodbye. It was devastating for everyone.” David died only 18…

Read More

Geoff’s story: advice and support when you most need it

Geoff’s story “I’ve had a disastrous three years. My wife, Carol, had lung cancer and a bad stroke which was the beginning of a lot of trauma for us. Shortly after, we lost both our sons to illness and our daughter died suddenly in her sleep. She went to bed one night and didn’t wake…

Read More

Roy’s family

  When my daughter became ill four years ago, we took in our two young grandchildren, Adam and Amymae. Of course we were very happy to have them live with us, but we didn’t realise just how much it would increase our outgoings. With two extra mouths to feed, the electricity bills and the cost…

Read More

Home is where the heart is

For many couples, the prospect of moving into a care home in later life can be emotional after years of married-life under one roof. Our RMBI care homes have provided residency to 39 couples since 2017, who have all chosen to make the transition into a care home, together. Our Marketing Manager, Rachel, met with…

Read More