Welsh Government award £2.5m for Community Enterprise Networks project6 Jun 2012
A £2.5m project aimed at forging an enterprising culture and raising prosperity amongst communities in three south Wales counties has received an EU funding boost, Deputy Minister for European Programmes, Alun Davies announced today.
Led by Timebanking Wales, the project will invite people in Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taff and Bridgend to join Community Enterprise Networks where they will undergo a skills audit to identify their particular talents which can be used in their local areas.
Those who join the Community Enterprise Networks will be thanked with time credits, equivalent to the amount of time they have voluntarily spent using their skills. Time credits can then be exchanged for an equivalent time spent on educational and cultural activities, developing new skills to improve their capabilities and work opportunities.