‘Kayleigh’ took part in one of the group sessions delivered in Merthyr Tydfil, and by her own admission at the start of the programme ‘Just didn’t like people with different skin colours, didn’t like it when they talked their language, just couldn’t stand them’. After the 3 day programme she said:
‘I feel completely different now, we’re all human, we’re all here for different reasons’.
After the programme, the Think project workers supported her to take up volunteering opportunities with an international volunteering exchange charity, which she did initially in Cardiff. She thoroughly enjoyed this one week residential volunteering opportunity meeting people she would never have met in her home town. She is now considering undertaking volunteering abroad with the same charity, something she says she would never have done without the Think Project.