Many React as Past NABCO Trainee Uses his Ghc700 Monthly Allowance to Start a Barbering Business

Many React as Past NABCO Trainee Uses his Ghc700 Monthly Allowance to Start a Barbering Business

  • Ralph Amentor, a young Ghanaian man has got many talking on social media after sharing how he saved up to start his own barbering shop
  • The NABCO past trainee revealed that he was able to put aside some money anytime he was paid his monthly allowance of Ghc700
  • Netizens who saw the post on's Facebook page applauded the initiative and discipline of the young man

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A recent publication shared that Ralph Amentor, a young Ghanaian man recently revealed on social media that the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) program positively impacted his life.

According to him, through the program, he was able to save enough money from his Ghc700 monthly allowance to start his own barbering shop and take himself through driving school.

Oheneba, former NABCO trainee narrates his success story
Barbering shop, Ralph Amentor in his shop Photo credit: Bill/Flickr, Oheneba Opoku/Facebook
Source: Facebook

Netizens who saw the post on the verified Facebook page of had various opinions about the young man's statement.

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At the time of this publication, the post has racked up over 6,000 reactions with close to 600 comments.

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Some of the comments have been highlighted below;

Edmund Nartey commented:

Well done son! I know of jobless person who gets GHS 800 monthly pocket money from parents with rent and other bills paid for by the parents and this person claims the money is not enough and can’t live off it.

Nana Yaa Prempeh replied:

Youth of this country are so cheap and are content with any mediocrity

Justice Romeo wrote:

Well done my guy... Also tell us about the other sources of support that enabled you to put this ghc700 aside to establish this so your colleagues don't feel unnecessarily useless.

From Grace Nwannah:

Am neither for Npp nor Ndc but in 2014 National service was paying around 350gh and yet I know people who made something out of it,most youths of today try to live above their means if you can't make something meaningful with the little you get today don't expect to make it big time when much is given you.

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Kwabena Nyefule commented:

That's why the Bible says lack of knowledge people perish. Success starts somewhere, well done brother . Youth today don't want to think outside there environment, you have to try to do something for your self and stop depending on people. Man will always disappoint you.

From Akoto Osei Ebenezer replied:

These people are the future billionaires, they want to get great things with the little they have and God helps them through, they are not like those who depend on government salary to get rich. earlier reported that a young Ghanaian man recently granted an interview with Citi Newsroom and revealed that although he has been jobless for a year now, taking anything less than Ghc2000 as salary is out of the question.

The bold young man, whose name was not disclosed, made this statement at the just ended Youth Employment Agency (YEA) job fair held at the Accra international conference centre from Thursday, September 9, 2021, to Friday, September 10, 2021.

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According to the man, he will reject a monthly salary lower than Ghc2000 because he has an Information Technology (IT) background, and with his skills and certifications, he expects better pay.


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