After finishing my matric I immediately started working in the Office Automation industry from January 2002. Firstly, started in the workshop then went on to be technician and later become the store and logistics manger.
Mid 2016 after 14 years’ service. The company merges with another big company, after it was sold. Resulting into too many employees and due to financial reason, a few had to be part of retrenchment plan including myself.
After that news, suddenly everting falls apart. Then life just starts getting more difficult and tuff by day. Sell most of your things just to make ends meet. All this really puts a lot of strain and heart broke in a family.
Looking for work that has really been hard with no success at all.Even try a few things on the side just to make money to survive and look after you family.
Luckily close relatives help us so much with rent and basic needs in the worst struggling months.
But then I had slight turnaround getting involved part time with another company in the office automation industry selling machines.
And therefore, I can slowly build up our life and everything is going so much better. And are so appreciated of this.
The Road Forward
During this time, I did release and clearly see what financial problems can do to yourself, your wife and kids. Heart broke and pressure and the feel of letting them down is a feeling you can’t describe to anyone.
Then I made promise to myself to never go back into that space of life again. I will make sure it never happens again.
From a young age a had great love for maths and numbers and always wanted it to be part of my life. From the age of 18, I also did a few online, weekend courses and seminars on trading and forex markets. Never exactly had time or money to trade live and do my thing.
But did manage to open a few “dummy” simulator accounts to play around and to apply everything a did learn from my courses and seminars. Until today I am still very involved on my “dummy” simulator accounts. And really doing very good (Just so sorry it’s not real money) but it still excites my every day.
And then it’s strikes me, that this will be the way forward for me.
Something I like and excites me. Something I became good in.
And something that I want to get good proper qualification behind me.
After doing my homework and collecting all available info the following is needed. And financially it’s totally not possible for me.
- The Metatrader 4 Platform learning the trading software/platform
- 3 Month’s Forex Trading Course- For those looking to build a career in the Forex industry
- 3 Month’s Forex Trading Course- after hours
After doing this above I will need to do my
- Bachelor of Commerce in Econometric at Unisa in Pretoria.
- Then I will be a Forex Market Analyst/Currency Researcher/Currency Strategist.
My Fundraising Pledge
Please help me to follow and reach my dream and get the necessary qualification behind me, to believe in myself again and feel worthy to myself and my family. To build a new excited and much better life.
To make new highs in life and to work myself up again to also be able in a few years from now to help others with a fundraising pledge. That will bring so much joy to me, because I will know the feeling of that person on that stage in his or her life.
And I will then REMEMBER the help I received. To pick myself up again in life to be able to help them do the same will bring the world of joy to me.
Thanks for you time to read my story.