I quit school to become a rice and cocoa farmer, I've become successful - Ghanaian farmer reveals

I quit school to become a rice and cocoa farmer, I've become successful - Ghanaian farmer reveals

  • Sackey Samuel completed junior high school and started farming in 1993
  • He dropped out of school after JHS to begin and is now a rice and cocoa farmer
  • The Ghanaian father of three shared his story in an interview with SVTV Africa

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A Ghanaian local rice and cocoa farmer in Nkranfo Nkwanta, Sackey Samuel, has shared his story about how he got into farming, saying the business is profitable.

Sackey Samuel was born into a farming family and has become successful at what he does at Nkranfo Nkwanta in the Central Region.

Speaking in an interview with SVTV Africa's DJ Nyaami, Sackey Samuel established that he dropped out of school after junior high school to start farming.

I quit school to become a rice and cocoa farmer, I've become successful - Ghanaian farmer reveals
I quit school to become a rice and cocoa farmer, I've become successful - Ghanaian farmer reveals. Image: SVTV Africa
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''I was born into farming. I went to school and completed junior high school, but I had to drop out of school,'' he said, admitting that he had difficulties with his studies.

Recounting his story in the interview, Sackey Samuel disclosed that he has been farming since 1993.

''It is not easy, but my wife and children have been supportive.'' Through the business, Samuel caters for his family and pays the school fees of the children, he said.

The father of three indicated that working as a farmer is viable than earning an income working in an office, urging young people to venture into the business.

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Annoh's quest to leave a legacy and memorial in the sands of time stoked his passion to start his business from his mother's kitchen with a team of trusted friends.

Though he had mouthwatering offers after graduating with a degree in Psychology from the University of Ghana, he turned down the offers to start small in 2017, he said. And gradually made his way up to success.

Ghanaians named on 2021 UK Top 10 Black Students' list

In a separate story, Ghanaian students in the UK, James Appiah III and Eunice Amankwah, have been named on the 2021 UK Top 10 Black Students' list issued by Rare Recruitment.

James Appiah III is studying Human, Social and Political Sciences (HSPS) at the University of Cambridge, while Eunice Amankwah is pursuing Political Economy at the University of Birmingham.

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