- Dr Blessing Boateng has inspired with a recent announcement that she bagged her degree
- She recounted the long journey, which took her six years
- Dr Blessing flooded social media with photos of herself to celebrate her great achievement
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After six years of studies, Blessing Boateng’s hard work has finally paid off. She has successfully bagged her degree and has her career in sight.
This academic milestone definitely did not come to her on a silver platter. Blessing resolved to make the most of the opportunity offered to her to make herself proud.
The young Ghanaian women who recently grabbed her degree to become a certified medical doctor has been praised for her accomplishment.
This comes after she flooded social media with stunning pictures of herself donned in her colourful working uniform.
Announcing her progressive step in education, the young doctor admitted that the journey to securing her degree was not easy.
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Blessing noted that it took her six long years of sweat and tears. She said at a point, she wanted to quit.
“Six years was never an easy journey. I learnt a lot of lessons. The good, the bad the ugly. I cried, I gave up at a point, I laughed etc. It was such a thrilling journey,’’ she said.
‘‘It looked so far but here we are now.. Want to thank everyone who contributed to this story especially my parents and friends. Story of grace and mercy.’’
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that Henlo Swart, who goes by the handle @henlo_swart on social media, has posted a moving story of how he became the first person in his family to graduate university and by doing so fulfilled his late father's dream.
He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Management Accounting) from the University of Stellenbosch.
"Finally received my graduation certificate! A big deal to me as I'm the first person in my family to graduate from university!"
He went on to explain that his dad was the first in his family to matriculate but couldn't afford to study and his mom was not allowed to study what she wanted to.
His father passed away in 2016 and his dying wish to his wife was that she makes sure that his brother complete their degrees at university.
"My father was the only one in his family who matriculated but he couldn't afford to study any further. My mother wasn't allowed to study what she wanted. Just before my father's passing in 2016 he asked my mom to make sure my brother and I both get our degrees."
Henlo revealed that it was thanks to his dad, who worked 5am to 6pm every week, and his mom, who took over her husband's business with very little experience.
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