Success Stories

The Confident Girls Foundation works with the grassroots community to run programs aimed for vulnerable Australian girls and give them the opportunity to realise their dreams and full potential. Here are some of their stories


Headshot of Vixens Caitlin Thwaites

Caitlin Thwaites

No Limits for Grace

For Grace, who has cerebral palsy, the No Limits program was perfect fit for her to continue playing the sport she loves

Ngukurr’s trip to Melbourne

Teacher Georgia Croad challenged her students and with their hard work came an amazing trip.


The Indulkana Anagu school are encouraging school attendance and behaviour through sport.


Mile wide smiles

For the team at Coolum Netball Club, it’s important that every child can give netball a go


Empowering Gazelle Netball Club

This club are developing strong, confident and resilient girls through their empowerment program.

Kiarna Shines in Adelaide

Not everyone’s introduction to netball is an easy one. Kiarna had a hard start but is now a star on the court.

“I really like playing netball, it’s amazing. It actually helps me with developing social skills, getting to know more people out there who has the same interests as me.”

—Hay Ler Pwe Wel, Dreamstars netball player


Scoring Goals for Diversity

For these young Karen refugees, the Dreamstars netball community helped break down cultural barriers in their new town.

Sisters doing it for themselves

The Lagunta Sisters program is more that just a netball program. It’s helping these young girls grow into strong, confident women.

"Netball had such an impact on my life growing up. The teamwork I developed and my connection to a team helped me put myself forward in the workplace later in life. I want all girls to be able to have the same opportunities I had.”

—Elizabeth, Melbourne

Building confidence for all

Children with disabilities grew in confidence at Shepparton’s weekly netball program.

Netball empowering the Bhutanese

Albury/Wodonga town are are open arms to the Bhutanese community empowering them by engaging them with netball.