Building Lasting Success with Training Futures
- Career DevelopmentRichard Moya |
Richard Moya was unemployed and studying part time at Northern Virginia Community College before he found Training Futures. Like most trainees, Richard lacked experience in office environments, customer service and belief in himself to overcome adversity.
- Career DevelopmentSimitha Kumar |
Despite having a Master’s degree from her home country, Simitha lacked the confidence and work experience to work in the U.S. Following her separation from her husband, she was desperate to find a way to provide for herself and utilize her skills in the workforce.
- Career DevelopmentTyneca Jefferies |
Tyneca was tired of working odd jobs for temp agencies and living paycheck to paycheck. As a young mother of two children, said Tyneca, “I knew they were watching me and that I had to set a standard for them to reach and go beyond.”
- Career DevelopmentOny Rafamantanantsoa |
Moving from Madagascar to the United States and leaving behind a 15-year career as a lawyer, Ony and her husband’s decision to give their daughters better opportunities in the U.S. came with a price. It took longer than anticipated to begin working in law and Ony was desperate to provide for her family.
- Career DevelopmentMeridith Davis |
After becoming homeless in another state, Meredith moved to Virginia with her children with no financial assistance. After landing a job at K-Mart, Meredith still needed to supplement her income with food stamps and Medicaid. That’s when she found NVFS’ Training Futures.
- Career DevelopmentKamina |
Kamina discovered NVFS’ Training Futures while working at Home Depot and raising her newborn daughter and longing to be more financially stable to provide for her growing family. Kamina shared: “Since Training Futures simulated an office environment, they helped me understand what it meant to be on time and manage time effectively.”
- Career DevelopmentJari Fofana |
Before Jari found Training Futures, she had little motivation in life. She was on welfare, unemployed and suffered from both substance abuse and mental health issues. It wasn’t until she was introduced to Training Futures that she even considered the idea that she was worth more.
- Career DevelopmentIlshat |
Before Ilshat found Training Futures, he was working two jobs to make ends meet. He was looking for an opportunity to streamline his career while gaining knowledge in business culture in the States, as well as sharpen his English language skills. When he found Training Futures, he immediately immersed himself in learning.
- Career DevelopmentHana Tsige |
Hana Tsige moved from Ethiopia to the United States in 2015 in hopes of having a better life and career, but her experience and leadership in the hospitality industry wasn’t enough to equip her with a stable career. It wasn’t until a social worker mentioned Training Futures that Hana had a glimmer of hope in utilizing her skills in the workplace again.
- Career DevelopmentFatine |
After leaving her home country of Morocco, where she obtained her Master’s Degree, Fatine found herself working minimum wage jobs in the U.S. because she lacked a U.S. Diploma. NVFS’ Training Futures provided Fatine with job training that helped to kick off her career in the U.S.