Zoe's story

Zoe is just 10 years old. She loved school and was a keen reader, practicing each night by reading stories to her younger sister and brother.  Her mum and dad were so proud of her.

But things didn’t go as planned for Zoe’s family. Zoe’s dad suffered a stroke and was unable to return to his job. It fell to Zoe’s mother to care for her husband and her children. But without her husband’s income the family was unable to meet their rent and bill payments. The load was simply too much for Zoe’s mum. Overwhelmed and isolated she slipped into depression. And as she declined so did Zoe... Read more of Zoe's story

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