October 7th, 2015

Reflections from the ‘newbie’

Being the ‘newbie’ at Canaan Project has been fun and challenging. Having been in my previous job for 6 years, it has taken some getting used to having to be the new person in the team and the one asking all of the questions! I’ve learnt lots of new things already, including how to play […]

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September 18th, 2015

Role Models

This week has been a good week. I achieved two goals, one personal and one professional, that were the result of months of work and persistence. On both occasions I was buzzing with excitement and bursting to tell someone. My mind quickly went to people that knew how important this would be to me and […]

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September 7th, 2015

Endings and beginningsĀ 

This summer has been a time of change at Canaan Project as we said goodbye to two of our youth workers, Tessa and Tanya. Inspired by their experiences of working with Bangladeshi people in Tower Hamlets, Tessa and her husband Phil have made the exciting decision to move to Bangladesh for two years where Phil […]

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January 23rd, 2015

Feeding the ducks

We often hear stories of difficult incidents or situations that are faced by the girls that we work with or those close to them. We work hard to support these young women by listening, allowing them space to talk about and process their feelings, helping them decide how they want to respond and advocating for […]

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December 19th, 2014

Its beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

Canaan Project has been getting in the festive spirit this week as we had our last session of the year, our Christmas party! As has now become tradition, Tanya and the team cooked an impressive Christmas dinner and we played some silly games all of which seemed to have the main purpose of making as […]

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