Meet Ghanaian JHS leaver who sold mortar & pestle to send his kids to university

Meet Ghanaian JHS leaver who sold mortar & pestle to send his kids to university

- TT, a mortar & pestle seller at the Madina market could not continue his education after junior secondary school but has been able to sponsor his kids to university

- According to the hardworking man, he has been in the business for over 20 years and currently makes between GHc 500 and GHc 1,500 a day

- He encouraged the youth to learn trades and work hard instead of chasing quick money

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A hardworking Ghanaian father simply known as TT at the Madina market in Accra has revealed he was able to send his children to the university with the income he generates.

In an interview with YEN.com.gh's Nanaday, the gentleman mentioned that he has been making and selling mortar and pestle for the past 20 years.

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According to TT, he was unable to continue his formal education after junior secondary school because of a lack of means but he was determined to create a better future for his children.

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TT who comes from Somanya in the Eastern Region also revealed that depending on how good the market is, he can make between Ghc 500 to Ghc 1,500 a day.

When asked about what kind of advice he had for the youth growing up, TT encouraged the youth to learn trades and commit to the skills for a long time and not chase quick money.

He also entreated the general public to desist from the use of machines to pound fufu but rather use the mortar and pestle as it is more healthy and organic.

I sold mortar & pestle to take my children to university - Ghanaian dad explains
I sold mortar & pestle to take my children to university - Ghanaian dad explains Credit: YEN.com.gh
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In another interesting report by YEN.com.gh, a talented young man identified on Twitter with the handle @aozforum has gone viral after taking time to create a real-looking crocodile.

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In the thread of photos sighted by YEN.com.gh on his personal handle, the gentleman added an interesting caption that made it clear that waste only lies in the eyes of the beholder.

According to him, waste is not actually waste but a resource, and this is proven by what he was able to create out of discarded plastic bottles.

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