The battle against hunger

Posted on February 7th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 2 comments

As foodbanks make headline news, Liz Sheppard-Jones meets Fatima Koroma, founder and director of Croydon Foodbank

Fatima Koroma is the highly-engaged and eloquent founder and director of the Croydon Foodbank.  Following her return to the UK in the mid-noughties after three years abroad, she volunteered for Croydon Healthwatch after finding job-hunting difficult as the recession deepened. In trying personal circumstances following a relationship break-up, her role gave … Read More »

A technological solution to Croydon’s homelessness issue: Would you use it?

Posted on January 3rd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City, Opinion. 7 comments

Jonny Rose invites you to put your money where your mouth is on Croydon’s homelessness issue

At this time of year, it’s hard to be not to be aware of the lightning-rod issue that is Croydon’s homelessness problem.

Recent news of local homeless charity Nightwatch narrowly avoiding falling foul of the council has served to shine a much-needed spotlight on the issue of … Read More »