Stories

Turning a corner

Posted by on Jan 31, 2015 in Stories | 0 comments

Turning a corner

This case study was kindly prepared by one of our referral partners. One family I came across were struggling in many ways. Mum was very low, in debt and in poor housing. She was overwhelmed by her circumstances and felt she couldn’t meet her children’s needs. They had no curtains, no bedding, inadequate clothing and morale was very low. Above all she had no energy and nursery attendance for the children was poor. Consequently the children were unstimulated and had delayed development. As a result of all this Mum did not want the health...

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Who we help – Sarah’s story

Posted by on Sep 26, 2014 in Stories | 1 comment

Who we help – Sarah’s story

Sarah’s story When Sarah Robinson, 23, left hospital after the birth of her baby daughter Elizabeth in January this year, she wasn’t able to feel the excitement most new mother’s enjoy upon bringing their precious new arrival home.  Instead of returning to a nursery full of new clothes and toys, Sarah, a waitress, made her way back to the room in a local hostel where she had been staying for three months. Unable to live with family after a disagreement with her mother, and struggling with mounting debts, Sarah describes the situation...

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