- A young man named Ebenezer is a businessman who sells coconut at Saint Johns in Accra
- Ebenezer revealsd he makes between GHc330 to GHc500 on a slow business day
- The young business man adds that he owns a car and house which he acquired with the income from his business
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A young businessman, simply known as Ebenezer, who sells coconut at Saint Johns near Achimota in Accra has opened up about his business and how it has transformed him.
Ebenezer reveals that he completed senior secondary school, but due to financial difficulties he decided to start a business as a coconut seller.
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Speaking in an interview with Kingsmotion TV, he revealed he makes between GHc330 to GHc500 when business is very slow.
Although some people tend to look down on businesses such as that of Ebenezer's, he reveals he has been able to make a life from selling coconut. Ebenezer says he has purchased a car from the income he got from the business and also owns a house.
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He stressed he would not leave the business for any other venture because he believes no other job would pay him the amount he earns from his current work.
Ebenezer’s story is inspirational for unemployed youth to look within themselves for solutions to maximise their potential.
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YEN.com.gh recently reported that Vincent Acquah, 22, a student at the University of Cape Coast who currently sells coconut due to the closure of schools, has shared his life experiences and daily struggles.
The young student sells coconut to help ease the financial burden on his parents. He recounts his daily routines and struggles in an interview with Pulse Ghana. According to him, he wakes up at 5 am to do his morning chores and take his bath and then sets off to work.
In another story, YEN.com.gh reported that Ghanaian entrepreneur and creative genius, Hannah Akomeah, is a senior high school 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.
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Source: Yen Newspaper