An update from Thandeka at TYP
Posted in Stories from Zimbabwe
23 July 2021
My name is Thandeka Phiri, and l joined TYP in 2014. I have gained more knowledge and different skills here at TYP and it has been an amazing journey for me in which l would like to thank all of you who have sacrificed a lot for me to be where l am today. I have managed to attain a Diploma in Accounting with Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). Currently l am employed as Trainee Accountant at Nehemiah Foundation Trust Ministry and l am also working on starting a small chicken project at Tariro House. My dream is to become a Certified Chartered Accountant specialising in audit. As an auditor l will be able to review the accounts of companies and organisations to ensure the validity and legality of their financial records basically this is my area of interest. During my free time l like engaging myself in cooking, baking and reading motivational books and practicing speaking as l am very much passionate about becoming a public speaker. Here is an. update on the other girls and young women in the Tariro house, Harare.
Patricia Sibanda completed her a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Accountancy at Chinhoyi University in 2020 and is currently working at Tobacco Sales Floor as Reconciliation Clerk. Patricia’s dream is to become a Chartered Accountant. Though it is not easy as this journey requires her to have many professional courses like CPA and CMA and to have completed ACCA, she is very determined to work hard and finish all these courses to become a Chartered Accountant (CA). Her interest is reading motivational books in relation to her career. She likes to spend time with family and friends.
Ruvarashe and Anotidaishe recently joined TYP, and they are both in Primary School, doing grades 5 and 6, respectively. Ruvarashe’s dream is to become a pilot, while Anotidaishe wants to become a medical doctor. Anotidaishe wants to go around the world helping and treating people.
Nyasha Tavaguta is currently doing a short course in International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL) and very soon she will be starting a course in Procurement Supply and Chain management. Nyasha’s dream is to become a Logistician and she is passionate in developing skills in this area and to learn more about supply chain management. In her free time, she likes playing games with Ruvarashe and Anotidaishe and helping them with their homework. She also likes to read novels.
Suzanna Becca finished Ordinary level and wants to focus on cosmetology. Her dream is to become a cosmetologist beautifying other people’s skin, hair, nails…. the list is endless. However, during her spare time, she likes to dance and read novels.
Eunice continues to make stunning jewellery and spends most of her time producing and selling her products. Her dream is to become Jewellery Designer and have her own jewellery store. She wants to continue learning different types of jewellery designs and travelling places.
Rumbidzai Nyamukondewa qualified as an Occupational Therapist in December 2020. She won the best clinical student award at the University of Zimbabwe, where she did her Bachelor of Science, Honours Degree in Occupational Therapy. Currently she is working at Highlands Halfway House, an institution that caters for mental health disorders with their major focus on substance abuse. She is practicing as an Occupational therapist under supervision of a Senior Occupational therapist. Her major role at the institution is reengaging her patients into their daily and leisure activities and ensuring that they also engage in meaningful occupations in preparation for discharge.
Rumbidzai’s biggest dream is to help young people prevent substance abuse, manage their triggers, and help them fight future relapses. Therefore, with her present knowledge she hopes to expand her social interactions to diversify the interventions and hence create a drug free generation. Substance abuse is an area that she is passionate about as it soothes her heart knowing she made a difference in someone else’s life. Therefore, it is her goal to further educate herself so that she can generate vast knowledge on substance abuse among other mental health disorders as mental health issues are on the rise globally. During her free time, she likes reading novels a lot and, in most cases, interacting with others. Rumbidzai’s hobbies also includes sports for example volleyball and table tennis being her favourite.
Rumbidzai is deputy Treasurer at St Philip Tafara and is involved in the parish programme to save young people from drug and substance abuse.
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