My name is Esther Jayeoba. I am a 21 years old Nigerian currently reside in St. John's Newfoundland, Canada. I have been in Canada for 3years as a student doing my Bachelors in science and hoping to start the practical Nursing program of which my father was my sponsor. I got admitted into Nursing last year but unfortunately I lost my Dad, the man who promised to support me throughout my education. Life after my father's death became tough and thorough for me especially in terms of finance because my father never had a legal document willing his inheritance. I was left with nothing from my father's property because the family members took everything after my father's death. I tried the best I can to save up for my Nursing program, but has an international student that there isn't financial aid available for, I had no other option than to work extra hours which didn't result to the amount I needed to go to school. A week before school resume I was scared that when a start my Nursing program which will be tedious and I might not be able to work and opted out of the program to take part-time courses which I could afford. During this struggle I got news from home that my mother was asked by my father's family member to leave the house for them. This caused me depression and loneliness coupled with the fact that I wasn't able to go home to say farewell to my father. Since my mother wasn't working before my father's death and the family already took everything away, now am faced with taking care of her needs and taking care of my finances as well which has been really difficult for me. It became worst when she fell really ill at the beginning of the year, I spent everything I had providing medication a better accommodation for her.
I reapplied into Nursing again this year and was accepted, now am in my first semester of the program. Tuition semester for this semester not yet completed, my school schedule is really tight that I could only work few hours when I get a job, I have no idea on how to get the remaining of my tuition fee for the next 3 semesters of my program which is why I need your help with finances for school.
Also, I will like to go visit my mum. Seeing each other will mean a lot to us because I have been so worried about her since I do not have enough to give her now that i started school again. I miss my mum.
As a Christian girl, I refer to this as a faith journey the Lord is leading me through even though I do have some element of doubt sometimes but I have choosen to put my worries on Him and decided to live on the joy HE has given me from within.
No amount is too small for you to help me go to school and visit my mum.
I have a lot in my testimonies that the Lord has taught me through all this times which is what is giving me hope for the future. You can email me on [email redacted] for any question or to hear more about my testimonies
Thanks you all for your love and support. I plan to visit home to see my mum during break from school (April 14th-May 2nd) but I couldn't due to limited finance and Mum told be she wants me to graduate before coming home to visit. I got a call from home on 21st of April that my mum passed away on 20th. Unfortunately my siblings advised me not to come home due to some underlying circumstances and that It will affect my schooling (I will have to skip another year of school and Mum always express her happiness whenever i told her am graduating next year so she wouldn't be happy if I wait another year).
I wouldn't consider my story to be sad but I am sure that my story has been scripted by God and the hard time am experiencing is the storm phase. and the glory that awaits me are storm phase and He has promised to be my strength through this time. Romans 8:18 is my comfort verse.
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