Former construction worker graduates: "It's possible black child"

Former construction worker graduates: "It's possible black child"

- A young man showed that no matter where you come from, you are the master of your own future

- Thabang Belang Banda Djy revealed on Facebook that he worked for R100 a day as a construction worker

- However, this week he graduated with an honours degree from North West University

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Last week, a man took to social media to share how he went from a construction worker who earned R100 a day, to an honours graduate.

Thabang Belang Banda Djy wrote about his journey to graduation after he successfully completed his honours degree in Administration in Human Resources.

Briefly.co.za gathered the former construction worker graduated Cum Laude last year before pursuing an honours degree.

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His post read:

"Life Journey. At one stage I was a construction worker earning R100 a Day . I later worked at ShopRite exactly after matric. I resigned to further my studies with @theNWU graduated with Cum Laude 2018 and next week I’m graduating again. Hons Of Administration in HR.
"I have enjoyed my stay in the North West university and I don’t regret anything. I was warmly welcomed. Became Chairperson of the Economic and management science faculty chapter and later became Secretary General SCC( CSRC) with this leadership pressure I never neglected my studies.
"I have mixed emotions and I fear I will sound like a broken record but black child you have yourself. It's Possible Black Child."

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Proud man shares how he went from construction worker to graduate

Proud man shares how he went from construction worker to graduate. Photo credit: Thabang Belang Banda Djy/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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South Africans were inspired by Banda's story and they congratulated him on social media.

Nomalungelo Radebe commented: "You are your own hero. Congratulations boy."
Mogorwe Charmaine added, "dude!!!! I'm teary eyed but not out of sympathy but motivation...such milestones are encouraging... big ups to you man."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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