Student Success Stories - Meet Wondimu Dalkero

Wondimu DalkeroNurse Aide Training 2012

Wondimu came to the U.S. in 2010 and was granted asylum after escaping political unrest in his native Ethiopia. In 2011 Wondimu enrolled in the Carlos Rosario School Nurse Aide Training program. He graduated and became a certified nurse aide in the spring of 2012. Thanks to support from the School’s Career Specialist, Wondimu took a job at Capital City Nursing where he has received various accolades on his job performance. On the job Wondimu uses skills learned at the School every day. Beyond valuable industry skills, teachers at the School inspired and encouraged him and his classmates to continue building their skills in the healthcare field.  About his future job prospects Wondimu said, “I know 100% that I will not be without a job. This training has helped me know so many people and so much information.” Today Wondimu continues at Capital City Nursing. He is also taking classes at Trinity University thanks to a scholarship he was awarded by the School. He plans to finish his B.S. in nursing to become a Registered Nurse. Of the Carlos Rosario School Wondimu says, “This is a place where our dreams become real.”