CBU student working as bus conductor receives K2,500
A Copperbelt University CBU student working as a bus conductor at Kulima Tower during holidays to raise school funds has been commended for the commitment to attaining his goal by Lusaka businessman Chris Chiinda.
23 year old Mushiba Chingundu who is pursuing mining engineering on a 75 percent bursary at CBU in his 3rd year serves the Chipata ma plot route as a conductor where he makes about K70 daily to sustain his school needs.
And Lusaka businessman Chris Chiinda popularly known as Chris Mall has given the CBU student working as a conductor K2,500 cash as a token of appreciation for the effort he is putting towards school.
Mr. Chiinda says he was pleased after seeing a news item on television yesterday of a student working as a bus conductor to raise school funds which he says should serve as an inspiration to most young people.
Mr. Chiinda says despite being a 3rd year university student, Chingundu was able to lower himself to do such a job even when most young people scramble for white collar jobs.C
And 23 year old Mushiba Chingundu says the K2,500 pocket money given to him will go a long way in settling some arrears and costs for school needs.
Mr. Chingundu he continues to struggle as a bus conductor despite the discrimination he gets from friends especially in school over his social economic status.