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European Year of Skills


Ingeborg from Netherlands

I decided to join ‘Gastouder Cooperative’ – a childminder agency supporting parents, as I used to live on benefits and wanted to help people facing the same challenges. Together, we crafted a plan based on my experiences to help others get back into work. The skills I learnt doing this have given me confidence and equipped me to better support other people. Today, I continue to share my skills and experiences as a mentor and coach for people looking to change their lives in an organisation for parents.