Simon - Alberta Human Services - Government of Alberta
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Pursue your dreams

Photograph of SimonMy journey began in 2013 when I left Eritrea, Africa to join my brother in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Imagine leaving behind everything that is most important to you: family, friends, culture and a beloved country. It was quite a shock experiencing the new climate, people and lifestyle but I was determined to forge a brighter future for myself. After relocating to Brooks, I set out to get a Canadian education. English was a real barrier for me as I advanced through the General Introduction to the Trades Program. But I successfully completed the program and I can proudly say that I have gained full-time employment with an outstanding company. My deepest gratitude goes to the Alberta Works, Service Canada and the Medicine Hat College Brooks Campus for providing this opportunity to me.

"If you want something, you will find a way to achieve it. If you don't want it, you will find an excuse not to."

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