Fashion designer Annah Stretton brings her experience as a mother of “two very capable children” to bear in her latest venture: an ‘incubator home’ for women recently released from prison.
to return to dysfunctional families and abusive partners, to drugs and alcohol and a life of crime to pay the bills.
Jason Holdaway has always been entrepreneurial. The 30-year-old Aucklander started a carpet-cleaning business while studying business at university and went full-time when he graduated, selling up just last year as other commitments took over. But there is an equally strong philanthropic side to Jason’s character that is shared by his graphic designer wife Jess, 26, and is sewn into the fabric of the socially conscious business they founded nearly three years ago.
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