There are many Colombians who have decided to leave the country to look for them better futureOn this journey, people have to do jobs they never imagined, because few of them have the fortune to get a good job in a short time.
According to a report he gave Conflict Analysis Resource Center (CERAC)more than 547,000 people left Colombia in 2022, which means that the average number of Colombians leaving the country each year since 2012 has increased 2.7 times, or better, that one out of every hundred Colombians has left the country.
Of all the people who left Colombia in search of a better future Alejandro Castro Addoyoung man who works Canada And he shared his experience through a video clip on the TikTok platform.
In the video, Alejandro explained that he works in the North American country as a dishwasher, where he earns $148 Canadian dollars, which would be in Colombian pesos. 500,000.
“Okay, here I am showing you what my day is like as a dishwasher here in Canada.”
According to statements shared by Castro, his routine starts at 9:30 am.but when you get to work, there are already dishes ready to wash, since the restaurant opens from 7:00, “I arrive at 9:20. My schedule starts like this at 9:30:00 so there are Already dishes when I arrive.”
Alejandro’s work is not limited to washing dishes and utensils such as utensils and cutting boards that are used in food preparation, as he must also Empty trash cans And lift the boxes that are empty during the day.
“To be able to start washing dishes, I have to go wash the trash and some cartons that they always put in the middle when orders come in, so I recycle.”
To wash the dishes, the young Colombian has several machines that make his job a little easier, since he can use hoses with pressure jets and a giant dishwasher to clean the dishes.
“Here I start like this at 9:37, organizing the dishes, the good thing is I have a pressure jet that shoots hot water and that giant machine helps me wash it faster.”
After working the early part of his day cleaning the kitchen, taking out the trash and taking cartons to the recycling bins, he has time for lunch and Fifteen minutes breakAnd although the day is stressful, this small break helps him recharge his energy to continue his work.
“Again, we brought the cardboard because some food orders arrived, and here’s my happy hour, lunch, 15-minute break, back to volleyball, organizing cutlery and clean-up.”
In the video, Alejandro admits that at some point during the day he felt exhausted from work, but with a good attitude and a desire to move on, he resumed his work, “It turns out that here I was tired and could not in my life, but I had to keep going.”
Already with the weary day’s weight on him, Castro shared one of the thoughts that make him regain his strength, as he affirmed that although he has no time to rest, everything he does is with love and affection, so he continues forward to finish your work.
“Don’t rest for a minute, always with love and passion in everything you do.”
After eight hours of washing dishes, collecting and washing mats, lifting order boxes and keeping the kitchen spotless, Alejandro ended his day leaving everything alright and with clean dishes, a reflection of the story of thousands of Colombians hoping to give him a better future. to their families.
“5 and 14, look how I leave everything in order, perfect and that’s it. 5:30 and it’s done.”