Ghanaians are generally known to be innovative people with million-dollar ideas for creating businesses across the world. These 5 individuals are young people who have braved herculean odds to establish thriving businesses.
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While 2020 has been a difficult year for most ventures due to the coronavirus pandemic, these young innovative Ghanaian business owners are still chalking admirable success.
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The likes of Tonyi Senayah and Sandra Ozwald, the founders of Horseman Shoes and Saint Ozwald Shoes respectively, have become an inspiration to young people.
Another Ghanaian entrepreneur, Godfred Obeng Boateng, the CEO of A1 Bread, started very small at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region and has now become a notable brand that exports bread to the United States.
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YEN.com.gh is highlighting five young Ghanaian CEOs of thriving companies making impressive gains in the country.
1. Tonyi Senayah is the founder and CEO of Horseman Shoes.
2. Godfred Obeng Boateng is the CEO of A1 Bread. He started his company at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region.
3. Sandra Ozwald is the founder and CEO of Saint Ozwald Shoes.
4. David Boanuh is an entrepreneur and the founder of Beautiful Stories, a filmmaking start-up that produces social media and television ads.
5. Wisdom Mawuli Parku, 26, is the founder of Majora Group.
Meanwhile, Ghanaian entrepreneur and creative genius, Hannah Akomeah, is a senior high school (SHS) graduate who transforms used car tyres into stunning furniture.
The hardworking young lady turns tyres into beautiful home furniture such as tables and round sofas that are very comfortable.
Furniture making has been a male-dominated field for a long time, but Hannah is one of many young women shaping and changing the narrative.
Hannah is all about taking existing used tyres and modelling and transforming them into something beautiful.
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In another story, Jeanne-Marie Magdellen is a female carpenter who has won the admiration of many with her rare craft as a woman shining in a field in which men have the most power and influence.
The young lady is among very few women who have taken the role of carpenters in spite of the challenges females in the male-dominated industry face.
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