The two landed jobs at Demco last year as part of the Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute’s learning disability programme and both said work had helped them become more independent.
Ms Gibbons said: “It motivates me. It gives me more confidence. It gives me more wisdom.”
The 27-year-old from Southampton, added that the job had changed her.
She said: “Instead of bringing me down when I come to work, it lifts me up, it gives me more strength. I’m progressing and getting better. I just feel an improvement in my life.”
And Mr Burrows, 30, added: “It makes me feel happy and independent. And I can save up my money.”
Ms Gibbons and Mr Burrows are two of four programme participants who started working with Demco in June last year…