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. 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.