Case study: Yuma

Case study: Yuma

Yuma would like to become a social worker one day – and after learning to speak English in just nine months, it is a realistic ambition. She had come to England from Spain with very little English and at first spent a lot of time at home as she lacked confidence. But getting involved in the Connecting Opportunities project run at Horton Housing’s training centre opened up a whole new world to her. The project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund, with money raised by the National Lottery, and the European Social Fund as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme. Yuma’s enthusiasm and commitment to learning English in the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) saw her make rapid progress and within six months she had gone…
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