Aunti Muni Waakye Owner Says She Used To Pay School Fees In Dollars, Complains About Hardship

Aunti Muni Waakye Owner Says She Used To Pay School Fees In Dollars, Complains About Hardship

  • The owner of Auntie Muni Waakye has bemoaned the current economic hardships and how it has plagued her business
  • She talked about how she catered for her children's school fees through Ashesi University without any challenges and how it would be challenging for her now
  • Many people were in awe that she made that much money from selling waakye

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The famous waakye joint CEO in Accra, Auntie Muni Waakye, has opened up about how the current economic hardships affect her and her business.

Aunti Muni Waakye Owner speaks about hardships
Aunti Muni Waakye Owner, in an interview on Asaase Radio. Image Credit: @asaase99.5
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Auntie Muni Waakye CEO speaks on economic hardships

In an interview on Asaase 99.5 Radio, Auntie Muni, the owner of the famous waakye joint in Accra, shared her concerns about how the current economic hardships is having an adverse effect on her business.

In the video, she bemoaned the spike in the cost of living in the country, especially the general increase in food prices on the market.

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Auntie Muni recounted a time in the past when she could pay her children's school fees without any hurdles.

She disclosed that she used to pay school fees in dollars, however, if she were to pay such an amount currently, it would be tough for her.

"Previously, things were good, but currently not anymore. Items and products on the market are very expensive now, but honestly, it was good in the past," Auntie Muni shared.

She highlighted how economic hardships have made it increasingly tough for people to provide and cater to their families.

“Nowadays, you cannot take care of your children. For me, I have taken care of my children very well. I used to pay school fees in dollars at Ashesi University, but it would be challenging if I were to pay such fees now.”

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Ghanaians shared their thoughts on the video

Many people were in awe that Auntie Muni Waakye's kids went to an expensive school like Ashesi University.

Others were even surprised she made that much money from selling the famous Ghanaian delicacy, waakye.

@Miezah66 said:

You're in Ghana, you sell waakye and you pay fees in dollars. Addo finish but for this de3, eiiihh.

@nanaquophie121 said:

Legendary Auntie Munie

@PhillyMonae said:

Her son was my friend & was a student of Ashesi university years back around 2007 I think.

@iShaggy__ said:

Wakye seller ein kiddie dey go Ashesi no be only people in government.

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