purpose of mend-it
Making a mending start
To enrich our community by establishing and maintaining a group of individuals that will recognise and preserve learned skills
a by-product of this group activity will facilitate the means of repair of useful or cherished articles. Extending the lifetime
of (mended) items should reduce unnecessary waste and in a practical sense, slow down the amount going to "land-fill".
Development of a social fellowship
Putting people first, reaching out and offering assistance to our community kith and kin both equally and equitably
A platform for learning and sharing that relies on the wisdom of members of our own community
Recording Local Knowledge To provide an accessible information repository that will hold practical know-how,
hints and points of contact for exploring reliable practical advice,
including wisdom passed down as stories from older kith and kin [local social history]
Sharing stories, like Grandparents tell Grandchildren - for the amusement and benefit of future generations.
Balancing Mutual Aid in a way that protects individual livelihood
Mend-it should not challenge or seek to replace small and medium size enterprise, it has a place within a circular economy.
rather that good practice be determined, recorded and promoted
The provinance of local small and medium size enterprises should be publicised in a similar way to stewkley.net