- Bill Gates has shared a video depicting the story of a Rwandan fisherman, Ndikumana Gervais, who reportedly earns less than GHC10 a day
- Gervais reveals his father was also a fisherman and he was born to harvest fish from the river to feed himself and his family
- He also rears goats and is part of a microfinance organization from which he often accesses funds to cater for his family
Entrepreneur and philanthropist, Bill Gates, has shared a video of a Rwandan fisherman who survives on less than GHC10 a day.
Ndikumana Gervais lives with his wife and three children and rears goats as well in order to cater for his family.
According to him, he has joined a local micro saving organization that helps him in times of need.
He revealed that the organization helps him to get quick loans and save money as well as he hopes to give his family a better life.
Gervais reveals that his father was also a fisherman and he grew up along the banks of a river. He adds that the river is part of him and encourages him to work hard.
Gervais however worries about his health and fears that he would not be in the position to earn an income if he falls sick.
He however dreams of a better life and is sure it would happen as his hard work would very likely pay off in the future.
Social media users have expressed their opinions about the video Gates shared.
Gini observed that hard work is the key.
Chakraborty hoped Gervais' living conditions would soon improve.
Joseph also stated this is an incredible story.
Kuda expressed gratitude to Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda.
Samar believes Gervais' situation is a tragic one.
In other news, Samantha Soje, who recently turned 10 years old is already making waves in the cooking world.
She started cooking at the age of seven but is surprised her friends are not as inclined towards it as she is.
Soje however hopes the Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, would one day taste and comment about her cooking.
This, she stated, would help her determine whether or not she needs to improve her cooking skills.
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