ACTION Acton has hosted a visit from the Chief Executive of China Youth Development Foundation.
Mr Tu Meng, executive of the major NGO voluntary group who do a range of community development, wanted to learn how UK social enterprises carry out services but generate income at the same time.
Action Acton deliver many programmes, including schemes for youths, training to integrate refugees back into the community and attempts to get people who are out of work back into employment.
Chief Executive John Blackmore said: “There is a growing interest in social enterprise in China. Mr Te Yung was impressed by Action Acton’s entrepreneurial approach to winning tenders and contracts to deliver our charitable education, employment and enterprise support for local people.
“Action Acton is also currently providing free advice and support for West London social enterprises through the Big Lottery Funded C4C project. We have a good reputation and Mr Yung was impressed by the range of activities we offer.”
Tu Meng visited the borough on February 22.