Name: Fadzai Gambanga-July 2015

The main thing I love about Elevating Success UK is what they stand for and how they help the community. My six-week placement came after finishing my degree and was arranged by my university.

During my placement I came to realise that I want to continue being involved with the community. It brings such a pleasure to know that you are able to give back to people and make a difference. There are a lot of people out there who just need people to give them time and to focus on them and this is something I was able to do while on placement – whether it was helping to construct CVs with learners on the Pathway to Work in Construction Programme or working on a CSR project designed to increase awareness of what the charity does amongst corporations.

I also learnt a lot about myself: I learnt that I am capable of doing a lot of things and this has helped me grow as an individual. It’s been a lovely experience and I just want to thank God, De Montfort University and Elevating Success UK for having me.