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Secret Pillow Project Social Investor Core

Secret Pillow Project Social Investor Core

The Social Investor Core is made up of like-minded individuals who share the vision of Secret Pillow Project – a world where all women have the confidence and resources to make their own choices for themselves and their children.

Each February a new round of investment opens. All customers and anyone on our interested list, is invited to join under the following investment arrangement.

Social investment offer: Receive interest of 5% each year with the option to cash out or increase your loan after 3 years.

Option 1:

Loan to Secret Pillow Project £1,000

Interest pay out at end of year 1 = £50

Interest pay out at end of year 2 = £50

Interest pay out at end of year 3 = £50

Option 2:

Loan Secret Pillow Project £2,000

Interest pay out at end of year 1 = £100

Interest pay out at end of year 2 = £100

Interest pay out at end of year 3 = £100

Option 3:

Loan Secret Pillow Project £5,000

Interest pay out at end of year 1 = £250

Interest pay out at end of year 2 = £250

Interest pay out at end of year 3 = £250

After investment hits the Secret Pillow Project bank account, all social investors receive a reciept generated via Secret Pillow Project's accounting system Xero and a welcome email.

Social investors  are updated via email every 3 months (15 July / 15 November / 15 Feb and so on). The short, quick to read update will include:

  • An introduction to the investment update
  • Progress made in the quarter
  • Plans for the future
  • Case study of a Secret Pillow Producer
  • A new product or collection highlight
  • A list of help needed by the project

At the end of the financial year (30 June) and after approval from our accountants, all investors will receive an extra email with annual accounts attached.

The loan from the investment core will be used to exclerate the growth of the maker network and help drive global sales of our products.

All investors are welcome, at their own expense, to travel to India and meet our makers and understand how Secret Pillow Project’s empowerment programme works.

The 2017 round is now closed, if you are interested investing in 2018, please email fritha@secretpillow.org.uk and express your interest. The next investment round will begin on 15 March 2018. Invitation to the round will be emailed out via email on 15 Feb 2018.

Please note that your money is at risk and not covered by the FSA. Income tax is deducted at source. Interest will be paid via bacs and be less the 20% Secret Pillow Project will pay via the HMRC.