I started hustling at age 23 - Gender Minister shares powerful story to inspire entrepreneurs

I started hustling at age 23 - Gender Minister shares powerful story to inspire entrepreneurs

- Ghana's Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison, has recounted an empowering story about how she started life as an entrepreneur

- Hon. Morrison revealed that she started hustling at the age of 23 years old

- The renowned Minister was speaking to women entrepreneurs at the launch of the Young Women Entrepreneurship Initiative in Accra on August 19, 2020

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Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison, has recounted an empowering story about how she started life as a businesswoman before she became a politician.

Hon. Morrison noted that she went through sweat and tear to make ends meet at the age of 23 years old.

The accomplished Minister urged women who have decided to venture into start-up businesses to remain focused. She stressed that it is one of the certain ways for their businesses to grow.

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I started 'hustling' at age 23 - Gender Minister shares powerful grass to grace story to entrepreneurs
Gender Minister, Cynthia Mamle Morrison inspires empowering story at the launch of Young Women Entrepreneurs. Photo credit: UGC
Source: UGC

Hon. Morrison was speaking at the launch of the Young Women Entrepreneurship Initiative in Accra on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, when she said she started hustling at the age of 23 years old. She noted that she has never worked for anybody.

According to Morrison, her first job is working as a member of parliament. She adds that she never relied on her monthly pay cheque as she didn’t even know when to go and withdraw her money.

The Gender Minister emphasised that working for one’s self gives one the opportunity to display their capacities and skillsets at work.

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Some women who participated at the launch of the initiative, included women in ICT, fashion and beauty, agribusiness, trade and commerce, and services.

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In another story, Ghanaians are generally known to be innovative people and mechanics at Abbosey-Okai are championing this narrative with their ingenuity.

The highly-skilled professionals at the Accra-based auto mechanic site are transforming old cars to new ones.

One of such talented men using his skillset to remodel cars is Osei Nyame. He transforms old and raggedy-looking cars into luxurious vehicles. Speaking in an interview with Kofi TV about how he goes about the innovation, Osei Nyame reveals that he purchases new parts for those latest versions of the particular car model being transformed.

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