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Davina
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TARGET CAREER: ACCOUNTANT

Progress

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£2,320
raised
£2,320
target
145
supporters
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Story
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Like many young people, I went to university hoping for the best but after something awful happened I had to leave my course and return home. I couldn’t afford a deposit and no one was able to house me, so I spent the next 6 years sleeping on different sofas and going back and forth to collect belongings. My outlook became increasingly bleak. I began to struggle with depression and anaemia, the latter of which led to brief hospitalisation.

Things changed when one day I sat down to really think about what to do next. After completing some online research, I settled on becoming an accountant; I’d always been great at working with numbers and enjoy logical puzzle solving.

With a clear plan in mind, I knew I needed a room and after some work found a young person’s hostel I could self-refer into. The result? I’m now living in the hostel and nearly at the end of my level 2 accounting qualification. The course has gone so well and the teacher tells me I’m the top student in the class. Now I need your help to get my level 3 and turn my training into full-time work and an income!

Supporter Messages

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    Maryla
    £10.00
    Best of luck to you, Davina. Hope all goes well. Be happy.x
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    David
    £164.00
    well done Davina - hope this helps
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    Yoonjin
    £5.00
    From one accountant to another, best of luck!!!
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    Liberty
    £15.00
    Good luck, Davina!
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    Karen
    £50.00
    Wishing you all the best with your training from a fellow accountant 😀
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    Paula
    £20.00
    Good Luck Davina.
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    Selena
    £10.00
    Best of luck! I hope you reach your goals and far beyond.
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    James
    £200.00
    I wish you all the success in the world and I hope that you find that job to get you back on your feet.
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Journey

Feb 2018

Davina is referred by YMCA, one of Beam's partners

Mar 2018

Davina's campaign begins to fund

Apr 2018

Davina's campaign fully funds

June 2018

Davina completes her Level 2 AAT

Sept 2018

Davina starts her AAT Level 3

June 2019

Davina completes her Level 3 AAT

July 2019

Davina starts work full-time as an accountant

Budget
Qualification

AAT Level 3
£1,500
Laptop
£500
Accountancy programmes
£110
Contingency*
£210
Total
£2,320
* Each campaign raises approximately 10% extra towards a pooled contingency fund used to cover any extra costs involved in a member's journey.

Progress

100%
£2,320
raised
£2,320
target
145
supporters
Send a Message to Davina

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