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Inspiring: How this shoe repairman became a father of 4 engineers and a teacher

Inspiring: How this shoe repairman became a father of 4 engineers and a teacher

Business & Finance, Career & Employment
A 52-year old Batangueño father who has been repairing shoes and umbrellas for 35 years has something to tell when it comes to managing a household budget. Emanuel “Manny” Lat, a native of Malvar, Batangas is an outspoken hero to his five children. The hardworking father who refuses to stop repairing shoes said his secrets on how his five children managed to finish college lies on good budgeting. All of his four sons finished engineering courses at Batangas State University, while the youngest and only daughter finished Teacher Education at De La Salle Lipa. Manny said the secret is correct budget management. For 35 years, Manny walks every day within the Malvar, Lipa City, and Tanauan City area yelling “payong repair sapatos” repeatedly to attract customers’ attention. “Minsan...