This campaign was started so I can further my education because I'd love to be a software engineer/ web designer or graphic designer. I would've loved to go to London because then i'd have a better chance at a career afterwards and a part of my family lives there but the exchange rate is tough on my mom and I, so i have settled to study at Inscape in Johannesburg where tuition fees aren't expensive but are triple my school fees a year which is £4106.906(for the first year) then boils down to £2937.738(for the second and third year). Which equals to £9983( for a full course)
Please help me, I don't mind if it comes with terms and conditions, I just really want to go to school and do what i love and have a future for myself. If you need any more information, please don't hesitate to contact me. If anyone is willing to sponsor me through eduloan.co.za(since my mom has bad credit and cannot apply on my behalf) , i wouldn't mind because then you really be using your money and ill pay them back in the end.
About me: My name is Tumelo and I am currently a Senior in a South African High School who just turned 18 in May. I am the only child who grew up with my grandmother until grade 8, then went on to live with my employed single mother.
Why I started this campaign: My mother has always tried her best in making sure that my needs are met. Putting shelter and electricity over my head, Putting more than enough food on the table whenever she could. Making sure I had an education and that I follow my dreams. That I grow up with a sense of direction and a bright future.
In about 2006 when I was 8 in grade 2, we found out (well she hid it from me) that she has a disease from epilepsy and she would randomly get those epileptic seizures, whether it was in the car when driving, while walking over to the couch with hot coffee, and so on(i don't know much about all of them since i was with my grandmother and I was really young), but they were really bad and ended up with her going to hospital every time they happened. This happened a couple times until like 2009/10 and they stopped. Her hospital bills were obviously high but she obviously had to pay for them. After being told she should stop taking chronic medication because they've been gone for a while, she got them again in 2013 which were even worse. Basically she had more expenses that I thought shes paying for with her salary but only to find out shes putting herself more and more in debt. I moved in with my mom in 2013 so I can go to a better school which will secure my future if I obviously studied hard and put in the work as well. She then came clean and told me the financial situation her and i are in. That shes more than a 100k(ZAR) in credit debt, that shes blacklisted and she's barely able to pay for our small but suitable townhouse bond, and school and groceries every month. So my aunt left her home and moved in with us and we were able to atleast pay for everything off and still have some spare change to save for university in 2017. Earlier this year(2016) my aunt sadly had to move back to her home, and my mother is still standing alright, even though she has "a bad credit credit record" in her name to even try and get a student loan for me to study. She just saves enough in my bank account every month to be able to pay registration fees for the first year next year and hopefully have at least enough to get through the first half year of my degree as we both look for a way to raise the funds.
I dont have much I can offer to give back, but my services after the degree. Right now all i have is a good knowledge of social media, i can graphic design a bit since ive been job shadowing for it. and if you need help social media advertising or you'd like to buy one of my social media accounts. Please contact me.