- Despite losing her mum at the tender age of five and having to sponsor her own way through education, Sharon Mbabazi has finally graduated from University
- Mbabazi, who made bricks to pay her tuition fees in school, is a recent graduate from the Muteesa 1 Royal University in Uganda
- She has been celebrated on social media for proving to the world that no matter what one goes through in life, success is achievable
A Ugandan woman has been celebrated on social media as she graduated from Muteesa 1 Royal University after sponsoring herself with the money she made from brick-making.
According to Saizi, Mbabazi lost her mum at the age of five and, in pursuit of her dream, turned to making bricks as a way to eke out a living. Saizi's post, in part, read:
"She is a living proof that persistance (sic) and determination alone are omnipotent. Truly, there is absolute power in determination!!"
Elphas shared two photos of the young lady. One was a selfie Sharon took when working to eke out a living. The other photo shows her in a graduation gown after dropping the undergraduate pen. Her excitement in the second photo was indescribable.
Social media users take leaf of inspiration from Mbabazi's book
Oladimeji Ige said:
"Nothing is impossible."
Richard Ssesanga (Anderson) commented:
Solomon Uviase wrote:
Ntsako Emmah Mogatosi said:
"I think even when she was a brick maker, she was making it, she was excelling in it ... I encourage education but it’s not the only source of 'making it'."
Woman bags scholarship for Masters studies in United States
Briefly News previously reported that a Nigerian woman, Sarah Oladejo, has taken to social media to celebrate her win after bagging a full-ride scholarship for her Master's degree in Computational Biology at the University of Alabama, United States.
Taking to her LinkedIn page to make the disclosure, Oladejo, who graduated from the Lagos State University (LASU) with a first-class, said she was selected for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship.
In her words:
"I was selected for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship for a Masters in Canada and a Graduate Assistantship as well as a Fellowship for my Master's degree in the United States of America.
"Allow me to introduce to you a Graduate Scholar and Fellow at the University of Alabama, USA going for a Master's degree in Computational Biology on a full-ride scholarship."
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