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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

MACFARLANE DIAMONDS SPARKLE

It seemed that the MacFarlane Diamonds weren’t going to make it to the Indigenous Carnival, but when they made it, they sparkled.

Aussies leads the way

Sport is an important part of so many lives, but for some, like Aussie, it’s a luxury her parents couldn’t afford.

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.

HELPING IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY

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.