“I learned a lot. My mentor was very helpful, always friendly, and it made things easier to talk to him … I probably wouldn’t be where I am right now without that kind of exposure,” said Hieu.
“I’m grateful to him for taking the time out.”
With their education forming a strong foundation, these students now have more possibilities for the future. It’s an outcome that every Smith Family donor, sponsor and volunteer has contributed to.
“We know that a good education results in increased employment opportunities, higher incomes and greater overall life satisfaction,” said Smith Family CEO, Dr Lisa O’Brien.