Published Date: 23rd May 2022 | Location: Faifley
Auchnacraig ELCC did not have a Parents Council prior to our activities. Parents came to our first session and over months, up to 10 Parents regularly attended sessions. Eventually parents set up the Muddy fingers group using 'WhatsApp' to co-ordinate activities.
Several parents have felt empowered to make positive changes such as
The Muddy fingers parents’ group was recognised for its efforts and was awarded 2nd Price at the WDC ‘Amazing things’ awards.
'I have got to know so many more people doing something I enjoy. I have visited wooded areas, planted bulbs and grown veg, all are new things for me and my child.' | Anna- Parent
'I haven't worked since 2014 but I have applied to be a Early years assistant. The time I have spent with the Learn and Grow project has given me the confidence to spend time outside working with other parents helping to deliver activities' | Louise- Parent