Video posted on April 5, 2016 at 6:00 am CST

Coming to America from Kenya at a young age felt like the fresh start she’d always dreamed of, until her happily-ever-after was turned upside down. After ending an abusive marriage, she set out to take charge and learn how to manage her money. Now this single mother of three is following her dreams by finding the balance between family, work, and finally finishing her psychology degree after over 20 years — and she’s never been happier.