Student Spotlight: Transforming school meals

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Meet Caroline, Chief Executive of Local Food Links

Caroline is a student on Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneurs Programme 2013/14

What do we do?

Local Food Links (LFL) is a social enterprise which provides great quality hot lunches to schoolchildren in Dorset.  Dorset was one of 3 counties in the country to get rid of school meals completely for more than 20 years. This legacy means that the culture of schoolchildren having a hot meal at lunchtime has been eroded and we have had to work very hard to convince children, parents, staff and head teachers that a nutritious and delicious meal will be good for children and help their learning.

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Student Spotlight: Social action through social networking

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Meet Jyotveer, founder of AnonCare.

What is AnonCare?

AnonCare is a global social network that brings people together- patients, carers and healthcare providers- to share compassion for those who as a result of a condition may be feeling lonely and isolated. I aim to utilise AnonCare to create a dynamic shift to the way care is provided in the community, merging the latest in technology and age old values to help improve patient outcomes.

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