Pecan is a Christian charity based in Peckham, south east London. Our services are designed to help build a stronger community. We never stop believing that with the right support, people can unlock their potential.

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Supporting people to find the skills and confidence to gain good employment and training opportunities.



Practical social action that changes lives and promotes well-being.



Working alongside people to help them take control and make sustainable life choices.

  • Moving on. Helping women resettle in the community after prison.

I needed someone to guide and encourage me, to build my confidence.

Pecan in numbers

  • 84 church members trained to deliver Ignition courses
  • 1,307 hours given through HOurBank last year
  • 2,307 people advised by employment support
  • 327 training sessions delivered in 2014

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We Need to Talk About Prisons

We Need to Talk About Prisons

In April this year one of Pecan’s excellent Moving On Mentor/Coaches Sara Hyde was invited to give a presentation.  The Presentation is part of a...

Sad News at Pecan

It is with great sadness that we need to report the death of our Chair of Trustees, Eelco Wiersma on Monday 27th April after a...

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