- Tatay Cristito Quimado, a 54-year-old garbage collector has seen his daughter through tertiary education from his meager earnings
- His daughter, Jenny Rose Quimado, graduated from the university with a degree in Nutrition and Food Technology
- From the Philippines, Tatay Cristito Quimado, sat for an interview to share his inspiring story
With perseverance and determination, a 54-year-old man has inspired many across the globe with his exceptional story after his daughter graduated from college through his 20 years of hard work as a garbage collector.
Tatay Cristito Quimado sat for an interview on GMA News to discuss his daily routine as a garbage collector, detailing the challenges he encounters collecting other people’s thrash and often getting injuries from broken glasses.
And he had to endure all these in order to put all four of his children through school.
Quimado reveals that his work is not easy but says he does it for his family because he believes education is the only thing that he can leave them.
As a garbage collector, he barely makes anything substantial to provide for his family but he says he’ll continue to do his best to provide for them.
His recent interview shows his daughter, Jenny, who recently graduated with a degree in Nutrition and Food Technology, who expressed how grateful she is to her dad and how proud she is of him.
Jenny notes that she’s not ashamed to mention that her father is a garbage collector.
Quimado, a proud father revealed he is so happy that he was able to send his daughter Jenny Rose Quimado, to college. But Tatay Cristito still has to send the rest of his children to college as well.
Meanwhile, Elvis Tefe, a 16-year-old Junior High School (JHS) graduate who got admitted to Adisadel College after he shared his challenge in securing placement in a senior high school is already fraternising with other ''santaclausian''.
Briefly.co.za earlier reported that Elvis gained media traction when he granted an interview regarding uncertainties associated with the placement of Junior High School (JHS) graduates in Senior High School (SHS).
After graduating from the Budumburam DA Basic School, Tefe gained admission to Adisadel College to study Visual Arts following reports about his plight.
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