Monique and Natalie

“Because I’ve always worked, I didn’t know other parents. I always had to rush away when I dropped Monique at school and didn’t talk to anyone,” says Natalie, mum to eight-year-old Monique.

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Sandy Young/Save the Children

“Through FAST I got to know a lot of other parents. It was very fun, very positive. It gives you energy and it empowers you.

"Monique has become more positive and it’s made her happier. She absolutely loved FAST – it has changed how we are.”