Resole

The social enterprise giving trainers to homeless and disadvantaged teenagers.

Moosa Nsubuga from south London has been giving expensive trainers to at-risk teenagers and the homeless for the past few years.

Moosa was embarrassed by the quality of donations – particularly clothes – so he launched Resole, an initiative that hands out fresh trainers to the homeless and disadvantaged youths at risk of gang violence and drug abuse.

He and his team offer designer brands such as Gucci, Adidas and Nike. Having prioritised keeping his trainers looking box-fresh, Moosa noticed he had a lot of barely worn shoes. He realised that others would be in the same boat and asked them to donate theirs.

Read More