Please Help Emaido Get Her Diploma!

My name is Emaido Edem and I finished from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2015. However, upon completing my 4-year program in Economics, I did not graduate with a diploma because my family was unable to pay off my tuition. Prior to this, my parents had supported me financially in college, but in 2015 due to serious financial hardship and my mother also being diagnosed with stroke; my parents were not able to pay my tuition for me to graduate.

Finishing school without graduating and receiving a diploma has been very difficult to deal with. Without my diploma, I have not been able to obtain a professional job; everytime I have an opportunity, things always fall apart when I cannot show proof of my degree. Two years ago, I moved to Minnesota to start a position in an insurance firm, but after the final round of the interviews my appointment was retracted once I could not show proof of my degree.  Since then, in order to support myself, I have been working various minimum wage jobs in retail stores and warehouses that do not require a college degree, and even with my savings from these jobs, I still have not been able to pay off my debt of $17,000 in order to fully graduate and receive my diploma. And so, this is why I am asking for your help. Please support me in raising this money so my school can clear me off and I can finally receive my diploma.

With my study in Economics, I hope to pursue my dream of serving at an international organization such as the IMF and ultimately give back to my home country and Africa in general, while also being independent and supporting my family at this point. However, this is mostly dependent on me getting my diploma and obtaining a better job whether home or abroad. Please help me get my diploma so I can move forward and take hold of my future. Any contribution will be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much for your support, and God bless you.

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Emaido Edem 
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Osseo, MN
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