An Autobiography Of Nelson Mandela Essay
I recall during my primary school days in late 1990s, reading a book “Long Walk to Freedom”, an autobiography of Nelson Mandela. I was … to know that Mandela was a qualified lawyer, who tireless fought to change the social miseries of his community. Through that reading I grew fond of what today I call my profession; law. My ultimate belief is to be part of social changes, by putting into practice what I learnt in classrooms.
In light of economic recession that flirted this country for long time, many national corporations and private institutions face operational shutdown. As a result, multitude of people seen their jobs went with waves in redundancies.
In 2003, my father’s job at Oilcom Tanzania Limited, one of largest oil companies, went with the meltdown as part of redundancy policy. It was a devastating experience, as it threatened to derail my educational progress. Since he was the provider of basic needs to our family of five people, the loss of job was a shock to us all. However, as daunting as it was, I fought tooth and nail, and didn’t allow being pulled back in pursuing my…