'I was tired of working as a cleaner': 64-year-old gogo celebrates graduating university

'I was tired of working as a cleaner': 64-year-old gogo celebrates graduating university

  • Florah Mukumo graduated from UNISA with a Bachelor of Information Science from the College of Human Sciences degree
  • She worked hard and overcame many challenges to succeed and inspired many along the way
  • SHe urged people not to give up on their dreams and empower themselves through education just like she did

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Florah Mukumo from Limpopo inspired many people when she graduated from UNISA with a Bachelor of Information Science from the College of Human Sciences degree.

She had worked as a cleaner from a young age and her supervisor saw that she had a passion for learning and encouraged her to improve her computer literacy and to study furhter.

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Florah Mukumo wanted more from life so she empowered herself through education. Photo credit: UNISA
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Thanks to her supervisor who cheered her on she registered for a qualification but she had to complete her Adult Basic Education and computer literacy courses before she started her degree according to UINSA.

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Despite numerous challenges, Florah succeeded in graduating while working and raising her children.

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Thanks to her determination and desire to empower herself she improved her situation. She had started working as a trainee library assistant on a cleaner's salary.

Soon she was promoted to chief library assistant, her qualification has made her even better at her job. She urged people from underprivileged backgrounds not to give up on their dreams.

Man fails Grade Ten 4 times, jobless for 7 years but now owns a shoe business

Earlier, Briefly News reported that having failed Grade 10 on four occasions, Rudzani Maelekano decided to venture into the world of business. The proud guy is now the founder of a shoe company.

The man’s influential story was detailed by @Kasi Economy on social media and naturally attracted Briefly News. It is reported that Maelekano had been homeless and unemployed for seven years before thinking of starting his own establishment.

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Furthermore, the proud Mzansi guy also failed to acquire his driver’s licence three times but his resilience is what inspires Mzansi. Rudzani now owns a shoe company, IscathuloSA, and his story read like this:

“Meet Rudzani Maelekano. He failed Grade 10 four times, was homeless, failed first semester in tertiary studies, was unemployed for 7 years and failed his car licence three times, but never gave up. He now owns a shoe business. Congratulations, my man! You are an inspiration.”

Source: Briefly.co.za

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