The opportunity I have from Cummins to join the RePower program [a return-to-work programme] has substantially and positively impacted my health, knowledge, and family. Life's challenges often lead to career breaks, raising concerns about re-entering the workforce. For me, Cummins’ RePower Program was the answer. After a two-year hiatus, the program empowered me as a product engineer, restoring my confidence and reigniting my ambitions. Joining the engineering team felt like entering a collaborative, diverse community where knowledge sharing was cherished, fostering personal growth. The program bridged my past experiences with the latest advancements, allowing me to excel. Credit also goes to Breaking Barriers, equipping me with the skills to confidently present myself
Learn more about how we create impactful partnerships with businesses.
We are proud of the community we’ve built, with over 50 businesses that support our work.
There are numerous ways your business can support Breaking Barriers. Our partners help to fund our vital work, they work with us to hire diverse refugee talent into their teams and to develop bespoke recruitment and training pathways. There are many impactful ways for staff to also get involved, through volunteering and mentoring opportunities.
By partnering with us, your business and your teams can have a long-term impact on the lives of refugees in the UK, supporting them on their journey to meaningful employment.
Find out how you can help and read some client stories below.