To some people, accounting sounds like very boring work - but not to me! I think it’s fascinating. You’re dealing with numbers, running data analysis and you know whether the company runs well or not!
For 10 years, I have wanted to complete my accountancy exams. I have a degree in Finance and have experience as an accounting assistant too. But a lot of awful things have happened. I had to quit my job and haven’t been able to study any further.
Late last year, my son and I became homeless. Because of the domestic abuse from my husband, we had to leave our home. We are now living in a women's refuge. I told my social worker about my plans to continue studying and she told me to get Beam’s help! I was nervous, but I went to my first meeting, and my caseworker was so supportive. Under her help, I will be able to study again. Already this has given me a lot confidence back, facing my future and making a plan with my life.
What is my main motivation? My son. I want to give him a stable life in the future. When we have some extra money, I’d love to buy him more books. I hope, in the next two years, we can find a fixed home, I have a full-time accountancy job and I can become fully qualified. You have helped me with the first step to the rest of my life. Thank you so much.
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