The Story Behind The Stores


Aravind


Aravind is from Southern India, and moved to Rapid City in 1969. During his program, we had some difficulty determining what Aravind was interested in doing, or which career path he was interested in.

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Michaela French


Michaela French

“I gained so much from this program,” said Michaela.  “I’m now able to go to college and further my education.   I also gained confidence that I could do anything I set my mind to.  I’m so excited to start my new journey.”

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Pushpa, Bir and Jagat


Pushpa, Bir and Jagat

Nepal natives, now living in Sioux Falls, Pushpa, Bir and Jagat enrolled in Goodwill’s employment skills program in May of 2016 through a referral with South Dakota Vocational Rehabilitation. Success in reaching their shared goal of obtaining competitive employment would require overcoming significant obstacles.

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Dani Fox


Dani Fox

“At age 24, I didn’t have my driver’s license.  I was nervous to make this step.  I had to get my license to be able to operate a forklift on the job.”

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