This year we returned to Uganda to revisit James and Ruth, to see how they had benefited from the microfinance loan they obtained via Habitat for Humanity in 2012.
Five by Twelve: Uganda on Film
Bye-bye to darkness! A five minute film showing a solar installation at a Ugandan secondary school - providing lighting for the very first time.
The Cookie Bar
Cookie Bar is a social enterprise café in Hindhead, Surrey. 100% of its profits are reinvested in communities, and it provides students from Stepping Stones school with valuable work experience.
The Future for Stepping Stones and Undershaw
Undershaw is the former home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes. This building has been purchased by DFN Foundation to provide Stepping Stones school with first class facilities.
COINS Foundation – Our Work
Check out this quick glimpse of our work. We support a wide range of projects in the UK and internationally. We’re passionate about social enterprise and believe business should be a force for good.
The Original "Solar Man"
We first met John & Mary in 2012, they had been able to build their home through the microfinance loan system available through Habitat for Humanity.
Help Us to Crowdfund the Cookie Bar Bus!
The Cookie Bar Crowdfunder campaign managed to double the initial target and raise £30,000 towards converting a 1960s Routemaster into a mobile Cookie Bar.
Students from Stepping Stones school use the studio at Sundial House for their musical development and creative projects. Learn how this facility adds to their education and improves their confidence.
Microfinance Loans with Habitat for Humanity
We work with Habitat for Humanity to provide solar panelled homes in Uganda. Find out how this has benefited one family, who can now generate extra income by charging their neighbours’ mobile phones.
COINS Coast to Coast Challenge 2013
Coast to Coast Challenge 2013 took place over three days and involved cycling over 130 miles. The teams travelled from Wokington to Tynemouth to raise money for COINS Foundation projects.
Big hART Watercolour Workshop at Stepping Stones School
While in London, performing in their show, artists and staff from Big hART’s Namatjira Project took a day out to conduct watercolour workshops at Stepping Stones School. Learn more about this special day.
Celebrating 10 Years at Stepping Stones School
In 2014, we celebrated 10 years of Stepping Stones school at Sundial Fest! It was a great family day out for our team, partners, friends, volunteers and, of course, the students from Stepping Stones.