I am empowered through the Goal program

This is a story about a player in Nguyen Duy secondary school who has changed herself to be more confident and outgoing thanks to participating in the Goal program.

I have just joined the Goal program and I like it a lot. I have learned so much useful skills and knowledge. I can take care of myself better. My habits about eating, studying and hygiene are improved. Through Goal sessions, I have become more confident in sharing my wish and dream with others. I’m very motivated by receiving the support from the teacher and friends.

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Thanks to participating in the Goal program, I have gained more knowledge to stay away from diseases and social evils. I understand how dangerous and infectious HIV virus is and how to protect myself.

I see that I have changed a lot. I was shy and didn’t dare to speak in front of other people. Now I comfortably share my thoughts and emotions with others. By doing so, I learn from other friends too, and I am aware that I can ask for help when needed.

Tran Thi Hong Thuong, the 8th grade, Nguyen Duy secondary school, Phong Dien District

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