The Story of a Vegetable Seller in Solo Bringing Merchandise to Graduation – Amirudin (28) never complained about his situation. Born into a family of mediocre, he still kept fighting spirit so he could continue his education up to college.
All of Amirudin’s struggles finally paid off, he successfully graduated from the Sports Training Education Study Program (PKO) of the Teaching and Education Faculty (FKIP), Tunas Pembangunan University (UTP) Surakarta, Central Java.
The story of a resident of Wukirsawit Village, Jatiyoso Subdistrict, Karanganyar Regency, Central Java, began when he chose to sell mobile vegetables to pay for his education. Amirudin sells vegetables from village to village riding a Yamaha V-Ixion motorcycle with license plate AD-4989-ZK.
From selling these vegetables, he was able to earn an income of Rp 1.3 million, with a net profit of around Rp 100,000 per day. If it’s totaled, every month, the profit is IDR 3 million.
The Story of a Vegetable Seller in Solo Bringing Merchandise to Graduation
I have been selling vegetables around since 2009 since I was 17 years old. Every day I have been selling for eight hours starting at 04.00 WIB, Amir said, Monday (2/3).
The young man who was born on September 8, 1992 admitted that he could manage the time well between selling and studying. He attended STP class of 2014 and graduated only Saturday (29/2) with a GPA of 3.36.
Paying a tuition fee of Rp 4.3 million per semester. I also help Suwarno’s parents (55) and Warsi (40) for their daily needs, he said. Judi Ceme Terpercaya
Before going to college, Amirudin was pursuing his high school C education. After graduating from package C, he stopped for 2 years to collect tuition registration fees. He chose to study at UTP because he could study in the afternoon and evening.
The moment of graduation for Amirudin was so special, because it took a hard struggle so he could get to that point. To commemorate his struggle, he brought his vegetable cart to the graduation ceremony. Amirudin’s graduation photos were viral and received positive comments from netizens.
“I graduated to bring merchandise to campus. This proves nothing to be ashamed of to achieve success,” he said.
Rector of UTP Surakarta, Prof. Tresna Priyana Soemardi, said that what Amirudin had done was a positive example for other students. He also advised Amirudin to continue selling even though he had graduated from college.
“I congratulate you for the Bachelor’s achievement (Amirudin). I told you not to stop studying,” he said.
Tresna said, during the graduation procession Amirudin was also quite special because his father witnessed him coming all the way from the slopes of Mount Lawu in Jatiyoso, Karanganyar Regency, Central Java.