Women and Digital Inclusion CIC (WODIN) community Statement 2020 – 21
We declare that the company will carry on its activities for the benefit of the community, or a section of the community. [Black, African Women in Liverpool & Greater Merseyside UK]
(The community interest test is referred to in section 35 of the Companies (Audit, Investigations and Community Enterprise) Act 2004 and is expanded upon in regulations 3, 4 & 5 of the Regulations.)
The company’s activities will provide benefit to …
Deliver change by Digital Inclusion of Black African – BAME women drawing on the ‘lived experiences of hardship. In the current climate, we’ll specifically provide advice and support to BAME women pushed into crisis as a result of the pandemic and their families.
Promote the welfare of Black/African women in Liverpool & Merseyside UK. Our aim is to help women realise their full potential by engaging them in productive activities, and providing opportunities and events to make them independent and self-sustaining.
Provide support and basic advice for women and their families on issues regarding their finances especially; living within their means/budget, debt management, work and welfare, and signposting to FCA registered money advisors.
SECTION B: Community Interest Statement – Activities & Related Benefit
#1. To encourage and support collaboration rather than competition.
- By raising and maintaining ethical conduct and standards within the home business, digital inclusion, coaching, and personal development arena.
- By having an independent, impartial advisory facility that benefits both the Black African Women, the BAME community, and the general public.
#2. To develop and promote the website, www.wodin.org.uk
By developing the website as a vehicle for impartial and independent information for the Black African Women Community in Liverpool and the general public.
#3. To promote the benefits of Home-based Business, coaching, digital skills training, and development by encouraging a fair, ethical, and consistent approach from Members, Mentors, and Subscribers.
- By training and mentoring the members and subscribers in digital skills, on how to start a home-based business online and sustain it to generate life-sustaining income.
- By helping reduce mental health issues in BME women via access to digital resources for their use, for their startups, and home-based businesses to create income and reduce economic poverty, social exclusion, digital poverty, and anxiety.
If the company makes any surplus it will be used for…
Reinvestment into research, training, and resources that directly benefit the community.
Supporting projects, Associations, Charities, and individuals in the field of digital skills, personal branding, coaching and development.