The B!G Idea Dashboard > Team > Loan Soldiers – Synge Street CBS

Why as a team did you choose to focus on this challenge?

Because there is a lot of people in Dublin suffering from hidden poverty, we feel like we could help it by spread light on the problem. A lot of people young and old suffer from this problem especially single parents. This problem effects mental health problems and is a problem we can fix

What do you know now about the challenge that you didn't know before?

Talking to the person help, we didn’t the challenge people where going through and that we didn’t know that it effects most people in Ireland, and in some cases they can’t afford rent and can’t afford education for there children. And how they can’t afford food and pay there house bills etc heating and

What have you learnt about your Hero?

What we have learned about our hero is that she is struggling with hidden poverty along with her children and she left school early and Doesn’t have a job. She is looking for a partner who can provide for herself and her kids she is struggling from her lethal health and would like for that to change

If you could improve one thing for your Hero what would that be?

We could improve her mental health and improve her financial by helping for get conciling for her mental health and help her set up a bank account to help her be financially stable and help her get a part time job or a paid, getting a job would essential for this person as money is needed to

Do you have any ideas for a potential solution? No matter how raw, share them with your Mentors for feedback.

There are multiple solutions for this problem, the main one is getting money, this can be achieved by finding a stable job or a partner who is willing to provide for the family, another solution would be to talk to someone and get all the stress out. Both ways would improve the families life.

Ask your Mentor anything …. This is a chance to ask your Mentors a direct question relating to your Big Idea.

What we would like to ask is how would you help a family member or friend in this position? What would be your first course of a action and have you a plan to resolve the issue at hand? Also how you resolve the issue if it was your problem.

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