No matter what kind of job one holds, it should always been given due respect as long as it is honest labor and doesn’t bring harm to others. However, there are some jobs that many tend to look down upon due to its lowly nature.
A Malaysian woman recently shared on social media how she was despised by many for her job as a cleaner but turned it into a success story by graduating from one of the most prestigious universities in Egypt.
M’sian woman who was despised for working as a cleaner graduates from top Egyptian uni
Taking to the social media platform X to share her experience, the woman named Rose Aida wrote that she formerly worked as a cleaner at a hospital but had to endure much mockery from those around her.
However, she refused to let the negative comments weigh her down and continued to pursue her studies, where she eventually graduated from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt.
Aside from working as a cleaner, Rose Aida added that she had also worked at a food stall as well as a Pusat Asuhan Tunas Islam (PASTI) teacher, a preschool that’s dedicated to teaching children about Islam.
“I’m sharing this to inspire others to not give up on their dreams and to carry on with their aspirations. I hope that one day, I’ll be able to serve my family, country, and religion,” she wrote.
Her joy over being able to graduate from Al-Azhar University was shared by her family, who flew all the way to Egypt to attend her convocation ceremony.
Netizens also congratulated Rose Aida on her achievement and wished her all the best in her future undertakings.
Another shared about how he used to work as a cleaner and eventually went on to obtain a degree from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) 10 years ago.