- A graduate has revealed the obstacles she endured to get where she is today
- After suffering several failures, she did not give up and kept pushing
- Her perseverance was rewarded when she achieved her Honours degree in Nursing Science
A nursing graduate has opened up about the struggles she went through to obtain her qualification. Ramuthaga Maano had to do her matric year three times, thereafter she failed first year varsity twice. Things did not get any better the following year as she failed second year twice as well.
The determined young woman eventually completed the degree and on 14 May this year, her Honours Degree in Nursing Science and Art was handed over to her.
Today she is a proud nurse after never giving up and getting back on her feet after every failure. Social media users were encouraged by her story of perseverance and hard work. Facebook user Mandisa Gosani Booysen said:
"Well done, this is the motivation of the year, xa into uyifuna uThixo uyakunika I think abantu bebekuhleka wave unomthandazo othi I want to achieve this"
Derek Naude said:
"Congratulations, you have so much to be proud of, and I'm sure you are a dedicated and hard working registered nurse."
Amanda Susan Wade said:
"Congratulations. Well done, you persevered. Now go out and encourage others. You are a star."
Maria Mahona said:
"So true.. Hard work conquers all... Perseverance is the key."
Felicity Cosani said:
"Congratulations Ramuthaga. Your grit and determination are such an inspiration!! Goes to show that when you fall, you get up, dust yourself off and start again. You never gave up!!! I respect and admire you. Good luck for the future."
Diane Sillito said:
"Well done on your perseverance. It has not been easy for you but in life you know what it is to struggle and work hard = success"
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