About Our mission Our mission Our mission “CFINE improves health and well-being and the environment, tackles poverty and builds resilience through a range of support and services for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income individuals, families and communities in NE Scotland.” Social enterprise, cooperative ethos CFINE is a social enterprise committed to social, environmental and economic development and works to cooperative, or ‘Community Development’, principles which underpin and permeate the organisation and activities. CFINE’s ethos summarised: Equalities; Cooperation, Collaboration and Partnership; Mutuality and Reciprocity; Recognising that everyone has something to offer; and Enterprise Social CFINE’s raison d’etre is to provide a range of support and services, taking a ‘person-centred approach’, for and with our beneficiaries to build confidence, promote learning, skill acquisition and social networks. Enterprise As a social enterprise, CFINE’s enterprise activities all have the main purpose of generating income to support our charitable services and support. CFINE’s enterprise trading involves: Wholesale and retail fruit, vegetables and healthy snacks sold to the general public and businesses in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire. Tuk In, our tuk-tuk deployed as a mobile café selling lovely homemade soups, nice bread and fruit pots; also available for events. Cook at the ‘Nook, our training kitchen, 8 work stations available for rent or we can run corporate team-building sessions. Rental income from our tenants who are all from the voluntary sector. CFINE documentary This documentary was produced in 2018, with the purpose of showcasing the available support services and the ethos of CFINE. We are an ever-growing organisation, which means our range of services have expanded since then, however, our commitment to provide holistic support for vulnerable individuals, families and communities has not changed.