My cousin is entering this and has started a wee business with some friends! They are making money, but they started with £50 and dont need to pay it back if they fail. She gets to help a good cause, learn about business and keep her profit.
Watch the video to see how it works.
"We provide your class with £50 to simulate forming a charity or a social enterprise. Your teacher gets free curriculum material. You provide the creativity....
The programme is designed to deepen students' understanding of the role and value of UK charities while maintaining all the benefits of charitable support in the school environment
It also takes students through the processes of forming a mini-charity or mini-social enterprise.