Garden maintenance with Genesis Orwell Mencap

28 April 2022, 09:30am - 12:30pm
Genesis Orwell Mencap
Wright Road,
Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom , IP3 9JG

In April we were back with Genesis Orwell Mencap.

The morning started with a tour of the fantastic site which offers a wide range of services supporting adults and young people with learning or physical disabilities. They provide ad full programme of social activities from art, singing and dance to training. their emphasis is on developing independence, providing stimulating activities and work experience training. 

Genesis runs 2 social enterprises, the Green Bike project where they refurbish and sell second-hand bikes and Genesis garden furniture creating amazing quality furniture in their on-site workshop. All the work is carried out on-site by people with disabilities under the supervision of skilled adults. Both are worth a visit!

We then started work cleaning all the windows inside and out of the main building, painting the fences, weeding and clearing up the car park and entrance area. It certainly was a busy morning. 

Garden maintenance with Genesis Orwell Mencap
Genesis April 2022
Do Good attendees at Genesis April 2022
Do Good attendees at Genesis April 2022
Clearing the carpark at Genesis
Clearing weeds at Genesis
Matt clearing weeds at Genesis
Jules sweeping the carpark
Milo cleaning windows
Window cleaning at Genesis.
Cleaning windows at Genesis
networking whilst doing good
Painting fences at Genesis.
Daniel painting fences