KNUST: Meet Former Student Elorm Who Started His Pig Farms With GH¢350 In His Mum's Kitchen (Video)

KNUST: Meet Former Student Elorm Who Started His Pig Farms With GH¢350 In His Mum's Kitchen (Video)

  • Elorm is a Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) alumnus and the founder of Elorm Farms
  • In an interview with YouTuber Wode Maya, he disclosed that he established his business with GH¢350
  • The business owner, who started the venture with four piglets in his mum's kitchen three years ago, can now boast of almost 200 animals

Elorm, a former student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana, has opened up about how he started his pig farms.

The business owner started his venture in his mother's kitchen, where he bought and raised his first four piglets.

Photo of Elorm and his pig farms.
Meet the former KNUST student who started his pig farms with GH¢350 in his mum's kitchen. Photo credit: Wodemaya.
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How Elorm started funding the early stage of his business

The Agricultural Engineering degree holder told Ghanaian YouTuber Wode Maya that he purchased his first piglets with funds from his national service.

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''I was paid GH¢350 then. That's what I used to start the business,'' he told Wode Maya.

An accomplish childhood desire

Growing up, Elorm, an animal enthusiast, wanted to become a farmer. He turned his passion into a venture as an adult, which has paid off. After three years of starting the business with four piglets, he can now boast of nearly 200 animals.

Elorm revealed that apart from raising and selling pigs, he also grows and sells other farm produce.

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Meet the 2 Ghanaian friends who turned their passions into separate ventures

Previously, reported that two Ghanaian friends, Emmanuel Teye Jnr and Kyere, turned their passions into flourishing businesses after losing their paying jobs five years ago.

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Teye Jnr was laid off as an accounting manager and lost his source of income as a result, while Kyere also lost his field sales officer job.

The pair had to do menial jobs to survive, but life's unpleasant realities would compel them to start their own businesses.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at as a human interest editor. You can reach him via

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