At 37 Omesh Jhagroo finally gets CSEC qualifications

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedCAPE top performers attribute hard work, dedication to their successAugust 24, 2017In “Featured”CSEC TOP STUDENTS: Donlee Castello wants to become a politician to improve peoples’ livesAugust 15, 2019In “Featured”Visually impaired UG student receives Laptop from President GrangerSeptember 22, 2015In “Business” Omesh JhagrooOmesh Jhagroo, 37, has proven that it is never too late to achieve your dreams.Being completely blind, he has defied all odds and secured five passes at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations.“This is a great achievement. I feel wonderful of myself and very proud to know that, even though I lost my sight, I have achieved this,” Jhagroo told INews.As a teenager, Jhagroo did not make it far in high school due to complications with his eye.Though he was not yet fully blind, the young lad had difficulties seeing, and this impacted his schooling.“Due to my eye problems, I had a lot of struggling,” he recalled.He lost his sight completely at age 25, and after so many years, Jhagroo decided to retake the exams.With help from the Guyana Society for the Blind, he finally achieved his dreams.“As long as you put your mind to it, you can make it,” Jhagroo stressed. read more