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DEF erolls 90 new students in Colombia

At the beginning of June DEF and our partner charity in Colombia FEDUT enrolled 90 new students. Over the next seven months these youngsters will be trained as accounting and marketing assistants....

Thank you to Rodborough School!

We are extremely grateful to Rodborough School for their recent fundraising efforts for DEF. The students raised an amazing £1,809 through their Mufti-day and sponsored poetry events. The proceeds will be spent on providing opportunities for disadvantaged youngsters in Surrey. Thank you Rodborough!...

25 more students placed in jobs in Colombia

Our apprenticeship programme with our partner charity in Colombia continues to yield successful results for impoverished youngsters in Cali. Having just completed our 10th and 11th accountancy training courses we are pleased to announce that 25 students have been placed in formal employment, giving them a real chance to pursue a sustainable career in accountancy....

Many thanks to Rowledge Choir!

Thanks to Rowledge choir who put on of a fantastic performance at Frensham Heights School to fundraise for DEF. They helped to raise over £1,000 for disadvantaged youngsters 'at risk' in Surrey who will be supported through comprehensive mentoring programmes....

Godalming College students perform for DEF

Thanks to the Godalming College music students who kicked off the 2018 Music in the Park summer programme in Godalming. A very useful £250 was raised which will be used to help jobless and highly vulnerable young people in Surrey....

DEF to sponsor Bridges Youth Mentoring Project

Local authority budgets for youth services have been slashed and many vulnerable youngsters risk falling into poverty and/or homelessness. This year we are pleased to announce our support for the fantastic Bridges Mentoring Scheme ran by Guildford Diocese, who support such youngsters....

DEF donates ‘exotic’ instrument to Godalming College

With funds raised from our yearly spring benefit concert, performed by Godalming College students themselves, were able purchase and donate a marimba to the college music department. The marimba is an exotic percussion instrument used in Traditional Latin American and African music and it is the first time the college have had one. ...

Dan meets the students of our 10th and 11th courses

In October Dan was in Cali for the inauguration of the 10th and 11th courses of our accountancy apprenticeship scheme. The courses will run simultaneously as part of our new expanded-format programme, training 60 students as bookkeepers. The programme has already trained over 250 youngsters from deprived urban communities in the city of Cali, Colombia....