Burton woman first to be free of £5,000 debt thanks to Christians Against Poverty charity
The Burton branch of a debt-help charity is celebrating after its first client resolved her £5,000 debts in just 14 months and has now saved enough money to go on her first holiday in six years.
A 47-year-old cashier from Burton was the first client at the town's branch of Christians Against Poverty (CAP) and she has worked hard with the charity to clear her debts.
The client, who wants to remain anonymous, found herself in £5,000 of debt in credit cards and catalogues and began hiding her bills in a shoebox under the stairs. The single parent explained that she had slipped into debt as she... read more
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