Just trying to complete my education

I am Victoria, I am Colombian and the oldest of five. All of my family is in Colombia and I am here, in Los Angeles learning English, getting an education in Marketing and becoming a better writer. I’ve been here in this wonderful country for some years now and have worked very hard for every opportunity and chance that has presented in front of me. I started from the bottom as an overnight housekeeper with no English, social or engaging skills to becoming an unafraid young professional. This is mainly because of the laptop I bought some 6 years ago after many sacrifices. 

Due to the pandemic my hours at work have been cut substantially and I have not been able to find any free land work (in media editing) or even labor (housekeeping, groceries stores, cleaning city employee) and I am struggling to help my family in South America that still depends very much on the couple of hundred dollars I am very blesses to still be able to send home to my mom and siblings. 

I’ve never been one to beg for anything ever, but I feel pin against the wall unable to work because I don’t have the hardware and my neighbor, who is very graciously allowing me to use her MacBook once a week, I feel is losing her patience with my ability to replace a computer. 

Apple right now has a back to school promotion I wish I could afford. I already owe the programs I need to work, I just need to be able to have it at home and be able to work at all hours of the night and day and that’s when you come in. For getting this far and reading my story, thank you. If you find it in your heart to help out this crazy person trying to survive in LA, thank you. 

Mil Gracias
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