- The owner of the Save a Street Child Foundation, Janet Abena Quainoo, has narrated her tough journey after entering the job market
- According to the hard-working lady, she worked for 5 years as a journalist after completing her national service without getting any pay
- Eventually, Janet actually won an award for the massive contribution to telling the stories of the voiceless in society, which was the reason for the service
Janet Abena Quainoo, a Ghanaian lady has narrated how she was unemployed after completing her national service but kept serving for five good years.
In a conversation with interviewer Edward Asare, the lady indicates that she had her national service at the State Broadcasting House, of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
After her service ended and she did not get employed, Janet decided to still go to work every day as normally required and keep up her reporting work without pay.
According to Janet, she served as the voice for the voiceless during that volunteering period and was inspired to keep working because of her passion to serve the communities she reported for.
"The opportunity to be employed at the State Broadcaster did not happen but I did not give up on reporting. I woke up every day and went to work at normal working hours," she said
Eventually, Janet sent some of her stories to the Ghana Journalists Association, where she is a member, when they opened nominations for awards and won the Best Rural Reporter on November 23, 2019.
Currently, Janet runs the Save a Street Child Foundation which was registered on December 19, 2016, with the mission to reduce the statistics of homelessness.
In conclusion, the hard-working lady had a piece of advice for every unemployed graduate out there.
This is to encourage every graduate out there looking for a job opportunity that sometimes it takes volunteering at workplaces in order to achieve your dreams. It will be tiring often, no doubt, but once you have a vision of exactly where you want to go, keep working at it and hope for the best.
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