Inspiring stories

Some stories are given below to give you a flavour of our project work and show some of the ways that people can improve their lives through learning.

  • Tommy Receives the Adult Achievement Award Tommy found his way to Lead via his GP and psychologist after a period of depression because he was determined to learn reading, writing and computer skills. After a few ...
  • Taking that first step back into learning Eddie at the job centre told me about Lead.  A lot of services don’t come to the house but that’s what I need because I have panic attacks and agoraphobia. ...
  • I’m about 80-85% back to who I used to be “I feel like I’m part of the world again.  Amy came into my life at exactly the right point.  I had been withdrawn and was frightened of people.  I had ...
  • Personal achievement award for learning Chris was nominated for the ‘Personal Achievement’ award at the Adult Literacies Awards in Fife, for all his hard work. Chris, initially contacted Leonard Cheshire to learn computing and was referred ...
  • From Learner to Lead Volunteer I first came out of hospital in 2001. A nurse told me about a man who was a learner with Lead Scotland. I contacted him and he put me in ...