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Nous sommes avec une voisine qui n'a pas d'emploi et son mari, pendant qu'ils ont 7 naissances, alors leur enfant tombera malade suit au manque d'argent pour le soin médicaux, l'enfant était mort. le papa avait eu beaucoup de regret en disant que si une fois j'avais du travail, mon enfant n'allait pas mourir de la sorte, pendant que j'ai un diplôme, mais je manque du travail, c'est inconcevable.

English translation by PulseWire member MsCadet

We know a neighbor with no employment, both her and her husband. They had seven children and one of them fell sick. Due to lack of funds for medical care, the child died. The father felt remorseful and said “if I had a job, my child would not have died this way.” While in my case, I have a diploma but I do not have a job. It’s inconceivable.

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MsCadet's picture

Translation

We know a neighbor with no employment, both her and her husband. They had seven children and one of them fell sick. Due to lack of funds for medical care, the child died. The father felt remorseful and said “if I had a job, my child would not have died this way.” While in my case, I have a diploma but I do not have a job. It’s inconceivable.

gaurav.nakhare's picture

All too true

Hi Sibatu,

I hope you're doing well - you raise a very interesting point given the current times, and I agree that unemployment is something we must treat as a top priority. How have you found your experiences in finding jobs? Do you feel like there are simply too many diploma holders for too little positions, or is it something of bigger consequence? I'd love to hear back - thanks for sharing!

Best,

Gaurav Nakhare
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sallysmithr's picture

Seems to be the trend all over

Sibatu,

Thank you so much for sharing. Here in the US there is the same difficulty. Either you don't have the degree and experience they want or you have "too much" experience or education and are overqualified. How are you handling this situation?

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