"I found the course great on the weekly basis. I learnt a lot of things like saving goals and my motivation to work besides money. This budgeting course helped improve my financial situation a lot. I would like to thank Joan and Ken for all the help and information passed on to me. I have enjoyed it very much. Thanks".


"I found the course interesting. Made new friends and learnt budgeting skills that's required in everyday life. It helped me learn so much about saving money and how taking loans can get you stuck into debt. This course also motivated me towards my career and my dreams. Most of all I enjoyed making new friends".


"I learnt a lot of the basic skills that I didn't have. Also I feel like I was lost in my life and a lot of aspects of this course helped me to find my way again. Thank you a lot for giving me redirection towards my life".



"You have a great service. You explained in detail so I can understand, and it was good to be provided expert experience from an outsider."


"You provide a necessary service to support people in need of assessing, planning & supporting them with their budget and goals to better manage their money. Thank You!"  


“Very well presented and informative. Keep up the good work and God bless this service”  


“I enjoyed this course thoroughly. It was so helpful. It was a reminder to start sorting out my debts. Thank you so much. Keep up the wonderful work!!!” 


“I started a savings account now thanks to this programme. Thanks :)”  


“…Very awesome session and has helped me put things into perspective and to take better self-care” 


“This was an awesome experience and I was able to connect with other families and share ideas and engage in discussion.” 


"I felt welcome here, very warming and enjoyed voicing my trouble out!"  



“I strongly recommend the Family Forward Programme and would like to acknowledge Joan’s awesome facilitation skills and her warm and natural approach when engaging with our families. As a social worker in a school, I believe that this programme created some positive changes and shifted mind-sets an installed hope in our families.”-Family Works

“The group participants really enjoyed the programme which was easy, educational and enjoyable. This enabled the group to see different ways of practicing healthy money management and set positive financial goals. It also encouraged them to look after themselves and their fanau beyond the financial world giving them the tools to move forward confidently.”- Nor Western Cook Islands Taokotai Community Incorporated


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