My hope is that my Life will become better

Tatenda Rukarwa
Posted February 12, 2020 from Zimbabwe

I think many of you know that most Sub-Saharan countries are deemed the poorest. I reside in Zimbabwe where the usual norms are poverty. I have been under the cushioning of my parents who worked hard to ensure me and my siblings went to mission schools.( I thank God for them and the opportunity I got). Back then I did not understand them when they said they had no money or their salary was inadequate to cover my expenses at school. I usually threw tantrums but you could see them trying so hard for me to fit in at boarding school. Now I am working and the economy of Zimbabwe keeps going in a downward spiral. I have needs that i want to meet. School, family and social needs all of them need my attention. It is disheartening to earn a salary that can barely cover all your expenses but one thing I have learnt is there is light at the end of the tunnel. Let me go back a bit, when I finished University, i had a zeal to conquer the world with my new achievement a degree. I searched for a job and then got a volunteering opportunity which was unpaid then i got an internship opportunity where i got the most devastating allowance, but was expected to carry out my duties diligently. I did not lose hope because I knew neither refusing the opportunity nor staying at home will change my financial position. I had to push through. I am still job hunting but my financial position and way of thinking has shifted. My boss saw that I was passionate about writing and introduced me to World Pulse. It has been a stress reliever for me and a process of growth. World pulse has made me meet women from different cultures who aspire to become big and have taken me in as family. The hope of reaching out to women through writing has pioneered my career and has made me invest in having my own website where i counsel people online and for those in Zimbabwe face-to-face. I will turn it into a business soon but I am happy with my progress for now. I have hope to become a better person and be an Ambassador for women in my Nation to ensure no woman is left behind. I have hope that my story will impact their lives and give strength to the weary. I have hope that the sisterhood of World Pulse be spread into Zimbabwe and ensure our communities and the nation become economically efficient again. I have hope that better days are coming for me...My hope is still vibrant

This story was submitted in response to Moments of Hope.

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ANJ ANA
Feb 12
Feb 12

Dear Tatenda,
thank you for sharing your feelings and about yourself. Definitely your experience will be inspirational to other women/ girls. I wish you a very best for your future and for being the ambassador. I am so grateful to your boss, who introduce you in this global platform.
Keep your spirit and passion as it is and keep doing the good work my sister.
anjana

Tatenda Rukarwa
Feb 12
Feb 12

Thank you dear...I will keep keeping on..

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Jill Langhus
Feb 12
Feb 12

Hello Tatty,

How are you doing, dear? I'm glad you're remaining positive and optimistic about your future. I know you're smart and resourceful. You will go far:-) We're glad your boss introduced you to World Pulse. We're glad you're here! Who is your boss?

Tatenda Rukarwa
Feb 12
Feb 12

Hie Jill,
Thank you for the encouragement dear my boss is Saliwe Mtetwa-Zakariya she sent me your link.

Jill Langhus
Feb 12
Feb 12

Hello dear,

You're very welcome:-) Oh, very cool. Her name doesn't ring a bell for me. Perhaps she doesn't engage very often on the forum, but nonetheless, I'm glad she brought you here:-)

Hope you have a great day, and rest of the week, dear!

XX

Anita Shrestha
Feb 12
Feb 12

Dear
your life will be better and better, be active

Metiege Noel Eve
Feb 13
Feb 13

Congratulations sis for keeping your hope strong to change lives in your community. Always remember the words WHERE THERE IS HOPE THERE IS THE WILL. you see your hope will ignite the will in you to work harder to see a desired change.

Tatenda Rukarwa
Feb 13
Feb 13

thank you sis..In any situation there is a will

Hello, Tatenda,

Wow, you invested on your own website! Congratulations to you, dear! I am so happy for you. Yes, that would be a great business! Your determination will bring you to places, dear sister. Keep the passion burning, dear. If done well, your business will meet your needs and more. We're here to cheer you on. Please keep up posted!

Tatenda Rukarwa
Mar 12
Mar 12

my website is womenissuesandyouths.co.zw

laison sylvie
Feb 17
Feb 17

Congratulations for finding a purpose in life and thank you for the courage. Most times, volunteerism is not about what you are given or not given, but its about the exposure you get. Stay focused and definitely things will change in the right direction.

Tatenda Rukarwa
Mar 12
Mar 12

Thank you dear sister for the encouragement

Marie Abanga
Feb 22
Feb 22

Dear Tatenda,

Wow thanks for sharing. I was just reading and wondering if you have thought about publishing a book about your journey and all the hope you have found including the role World Pulse plays in it all. Keep going dear and know we are all in this together.
Light and love
Marie

Tatenda Rukarwa
Mar 12
Mar 12

Thank you Marie.. i will work on it as long as resources are availed to me I will publish one