Dreams and goals are the foundations of our future. Consider dreams the drawing board, providing us with a vision of where we’d like to go, who we’d like to be, and what we’d like to accomplish and experience. Dreams, however, cannot produce achievements on their own. We need an action plan to realise our dreams. Consider our goals to be the construction team that is tasked to help us build the foundations of those action plans. To ultimately, aid in creating a step-by-step guide that will help us realise those dreams.
The Freedom Hub
Here at The Freedom Hub, we are blessed to be able to witness survivor dreams become goals and, with hard work, support, and a belief in themselves, we get to see those goals, once dreams, become a reality in their lives. Our survivor school is future-focused. While we work to ensure we remain respectful to the lives survivors lived before coming to us. We also strive to be sensitive to the traumas and injustices they have faced and overcome. We aim to prioritise survivor dreams and goals, supporting them as they rebuild their lives. This way, they may begin turning their dreams into goals, and making their goals a reality.
We asked some of our survivor school students to share with you what their dreams and goals are along with how The Freedom Hub is supporting them in their journey, below we share with you some of their responses.
Our Survivor School Students say:
“Five to ten years from now I see myself running my own company. Also, I see myself travelling and helping those who are in need like I once was…I am an independent woman. So, I will be an empowered entrepreneur. I did not think that I would have the courage to say what I just said but when I think of it now, I say “why not?”
“I would like to work as a registered nurse for the next five to ten years. I am hopeful that I will become a registered nurse because I have been encouraged to do so by the team at The Freedom Hub. They believe in me. And will always believe in me. Before I moved to Sydney, Australia, I did not have a good social circle. I did not have people who believed in me. The Freedom Hub has instilled in me hope. They have helped me a great deal. And to anyone who is thinking about enrolling at the Survivor School, I’d say, enrol as soon as you can. It has been amazing for me…”
I owe it all to the team at The Freedom Hub. They have helped me so much. I came to Sydney, Australia with nothing. And now, I have a lot and that is something money cannot buy which are people who care about me, people who want to help me succeed and people who want me to love myself. Many thanks to The Freedom Hub and all they continue to do for me. I will not think twice about recommending The Freedom Hub to others as I know it can be life-changing for them as it was for me…”
“My dream is that I would like to work in childcare in the next five to ten years. I am confident that I will get a good job in childcare because The Freedom Hub has helped me to gain the skills I need for a good job. The people at The Freedom Hub have been so supportive of me and all that I do. Once I was my biggest critique. Also, I was once shy and lonely and had a low self-esteem, but all this changed when I started studying at The Freedom Hub. I began meeting new people and making friends with good people and this has changed my life. To those who are considering to be part of The Freedom Hub family, I’d say there is no greater support network than them so good choice!”
Written by: Ashlea Wicks
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