LETTER: Good things happen

2016-03-29 06:00

Five years ago I was in Grade 11 and needed funding for a student exchange trip to Germany. One of your journalists wrote an article and told my story. Through the article I received a sponsor who funded my trip during which I met a German teacher and principal.

Two years later they offered me an opportunity of a lifetime and I had a chance to further my studies at any institute of my choice and in any course here in Cape Town. They covered all my travelling costs, medical costs and fees. Today I am a qualified beauty therapist working in Rondebosch.

Thank you so much – if it wasn’t for that article I don’t know what would have become of me.

Cleon Botha, Manenberg

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