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My life journey

ASSIGNMENT FOR WEEK TWO
I am a very unique person who comes from a poor family background and lost my Father at the age of 14 years and remained with a mother who was too poor to take care of my three brothers and myself. We were kept by relatives who managed, in their own small way, to lay a foundation for our future.
Things were not all that easy but I thank God that he gave me a special gift that I appreciate all the time, A POSITIVE ATTITUTUDE, A FIGHTING SPIRIT. I learnt to live on even when things seemed to be crumbling in my face. I have also been on a search of something that can be satisfying to both people in my community and myself. One thing that I enjoy doing most is reading and trying out on new things that point to enrichment in terms of knowledge though I may have not gone up to university but only went as far as college. This though has not deterred me from wanting to learn more and impact my community positively.
I have been signing up to many platforms serving different interests and yet I kept on searching until I signed up to farm radio international last year in June. Through their weekly newsletters, I was able to find something exciting that caught my eye, which was the training being offered by pulsewire to which I immediately registered and enrolled. I was inspired to apply because I felt that was my chance as I have been searching for such an opportunity which presented itself to me and I told myself that this is time for me to fulfill my desire of connecting and sharing with people from different parts of the world and open up horizons by embracing new tools of change.
I have always wanted to lead an independent life, the life of putting other people’s interest first before mine. I currently work as an administration officer in a private company but also doing a small business of giving out small business loans to mostly poor women entrepreneurs in my locality. The small loans help these women take care of their families and send their children to school by mostly trading at local market stands. Business growth is usually a challenge as the money realized is only able to meet basic needs in most households and payback the loan which is revolving and limited as compared to demand. There is always a long queue for this limited resource. I feel satisfied that I am able to put a smile on my fellow woman’s face though with limited resources. My vision is to see these services expand even to far places from where I am and empower that woman who is in need and I believe with this training, I will be able to learn how other women are achieving their goes through sharing.

Comments

Stella Paul's picture

You will, indeed

World Purse is indeed a place, where you can find all the support and strength you need to miles.And miles, you will indeed go!

Stella Paul
Twitter: @stellasglobe

Esnart Hamiyanda's picture

Hi Stella Thanks for the

Hi Stella

Thanks for the response and i will indeed.

Adepeju's picture

Your effort to empower women

Your effort to empower women really delights me. I wish a lot of people realise you dont have to own the whole to touch lives...

Esnart Hamiyanda's picture

Hi Adepeju Thanks my sister

Hi Adepeju

Thanks my sister for your comment indeed it also delights me even in this small way.

fem4femmes's picture

The Perfect Combination...

"A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND A FIGHTING SPIRIT!"

I LOVE THAT!!! One doesn't create much change without the other! Your voice is strong and clear. Thank you for sharing it here and the determined way in which you work to improve the lives of women!!

Much strength and happiness to you today!

marissa

"I am the flicker, flame, butterfly ablaze who wants to fly in search of mythical rainbows beyond the rain." ~ Ana Castillo

kati.mayfield's picture

Spirit!

Dear Esnart,

I agree with Marissa, that you have the perfect combination of attitude and spirit to make your dreams come true. And what wonderful work you are doing, helping other women become entrepreneurs. I look forward to reading more about your work!

In friendship,

Kati

*resolved this year to think twice and to smile twice before doing anything*

pheebsabroad's picture

Attitude!

One's attitude says so much about the individual...and I truly believe that your happiness and your persistence will take you far in life. It is hard to feel as though you are always battling against the current, but maintaining a positive outlook is key...I believe it truly comes from within and is blessing. Good luck, I am confident you will continue to make your mark on your community.

Pheobe

Esnart Hamiyanda's picture

Pheobe Indeed atttitude is

Pheobe

Indeed atttitude is key in whatever someone does, its this positive attitude that ticks. Thanks for your good wish. Stay well.

Regards

Iffat Gill's picture

Greetings!

It was great to read about the work you are doing in your community with regards to empowerment of women. You grew up facing harshness and you decided to change that in the lives of other women around you, which shows your powerful vision and believe in humanity!

Keep up the good work and keep writing.
Best wishes.

Iffat Gill

Esnart Hamiyanda's picture

Iffat I thank you all that

Iffat

I thank you all that are sending positive posts it even gives me more determination to carry on with what i started. An empowered womam changes the world and i believe this is the direction we are headed in. My life was really hard but thanks to the right attitude i decided ti live it positively.

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