I read with interest various blog posts regarding whether one should give allowance to their parents or applying for bursary when one don’t really need it.
I guess it struck a bell within me to make me write this post today.
In July this year, i wrote a $5,000 cheque to my Alma Mater. I committed to the school that i will donate the same amount for 10 years as long as i am working. It is my way of saying thanking to the school who made me what i am today (be it good or bad), for helping me meet my wife there and my way of giving back to society. I definitely hope the money I donated will be put to good use for students who truly need it.
As mentioned in this post
, me and my wife not only don’t borrow from our parents, we have …