Kandu’s holistic and well recognised methodology (see about us page) has led to the delivery of many community projects. We have been engaged by housing associations, universities, and regional development agencies to work with communities at grassroots level to broker relationships and dialogues between communities, decision makers and explore areas of contention in creative, engaging ways by celebrating and building on the talents, energy, and common humanity of all concerned.
Using workshops, film, music, presentations and games, we have delivered many of the following projects.
A national Housing Associations award winning project in partnership with several years of provision of mentoring, team building and ready-for-work skills development and facilitation to 16-24 year olds on Westlea/Greensquare Housing employability programme.
Our hugely successful football engagement programme began as a Greensquare (Westlea) funded project to alleviate antisocial behaviour on an estate in Chippenham, since then it has grown and grown and includes everyone!
Through Westlea Housing (Greensquare) Evening group for a year engaging young people in Potley Corsham, plus holiday activities programme and a residential week of filming the 20 minute film about marginalised young people in a not too distant future society - 19 Free – used to inform discussion and provision of interventions and activities for their community in a forum with the housing association.
19 Free can be viewed on the Film page.
40+ young people from Calne, Corsham and Chippenham created and performed in the pantomime Badladdin to a joyous audience at the Olympiad after weeks of workshops in conjunction with Barnardos and Westlea (Greensquare).
The participants from the Whit Lane Estate joined in the Chemical and Capricious project and in a residential at Oxenwood. The report from this project contributed to the Smart City Futures initiative.