Viviane Pinheiro

Viviane Pinheiro came to the UK from Brasil for work in 2013 but had to give up when she gave birth to her son in 2015. Viviane needed to improve her English as it is not her first language to …

Callet Lewis

Callet-Lewis

“My name is Callet Lewis. I previously worked as a hairdresser and also in a call centre in the Caribbean. Due to medical reasons, I had to leave my job as I needed some time out to get well. I …

Saffiatu Fofanah

Saffiatu Fofanah

I was working part-time doing agency work and I decided that I wanted something more permanent. I knew I would need to improve my English and maths. A friend recommended MI Skills Development Centre to me as she had completed …

Aziza Ali

My name is Aziza Ali, I decided that I wanted to work in the childcare sector.  I was referred to MI Skills Development Centre by my Job Centre Adviser so that I could gain the necessary qualifications to work in …

Teresa Jackson: following the path to success

Teresa Jackson has lived in Lambeth most of her life and moved to Tulse Hill about a year ago. After a varied career, she had to stop working due to ill health. Once her health improved, she started thinking about …

Annette’s journey to a rewarding full-time job

“My name is Annette Britton and I used to be long-term unemployed and looking for a job. I needed to brush up on my skills that I had forgotten over time and gain some new qualifications as mine were out …

John Ibrahim: My Journey to a Full-Time Job

“My name is John Ibrahim, and last year I enrolled on the Lambeth Adult Learning Functional Skills ICT Level 1 course at MI Skills Development Centre in Brixton. I did not have much experience using MS Office and needed to …