Prita was referred to us a couple of years ago because she was staying with her grandparents after her parents both passed away. She was in high school but they were struggling with the cost of keeping her in school and they were about to pull her out.
We did an assessment and realised she was getting good grades and had the potential to do well with a little support.
We spent time with her family and realised she needed additional stationery, school books, new uniforms, a bag and some shoes.
It didn’t take much to help keep her in school, $5 Fridays can make this sort of difference.
We partnered with her family and provided her with what she needed, we also spent time with her grandparents to help them see her potential and encouraged them to keep her in school.
Prita did continue in school and we’re pleased to say she’s now in Year 12 and is doing really well. She’s interested in attending University and is looking toward her future.
We continue to partner with her and her grandparents to provide her with support and guidance as needed.
None of this would’ve been possible without your ongoing support!
So I want to thank all our loyal supporters and the new members of our community – we appreciate everything you do.
You may have also seen our recent announcement that we are now fully tax deductible!
So please give generously (while it’s $5 Friday we are always happy with larger donations) and when you donate through the website you will automatically receive a receipt for your accountant.
If you know of any businesses that would like to partner with us more formally, don’t hesitate to reach out so we can discuss ideas and options.