- Winifred Selby, a Ghanaian lady is making great strides in the entrepreneurial world, having built a multinational company at a tender age
- The young lady's company produces bikes made with bamboo, which are exported outside Ghana and sold locally too
- This wonderful lady has employed people in the community and is helping in the conservation of the environment
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A young Ghanaian woman named Winifred Selby is doing great things for the environment. She might be young, but her brain and skills are far ahead of their time as she proves that age is just a number.
She has taken the initiative of making bikes with bamboo and reportedly employed around 30 women within the local community, thereby creating employment opportunities for them.
The selfless young woman is said to have invested some of the proceeds her company made into the education of young underprivileged girls.
The vision behind her company was to cut down on carbon emissions which are damaging our planet, so instead of the conventional metal or wood, she used bamboo in manufacturing the bikes.
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Speaking in a documentary on youtube she shared some of her major exploits and how thrilled she was to help young girls and serve her community. She has also featured on the Queens young leaders' official website with a picture of herself and the Queen of England.
Winnie’s Women World Initiative
Miss Selby went on to found the Winnie’s Women World Initiative to help women who need funds for education. The initiative raises money through fish farming and uses the proceeds to invest in the education of women and simultaneously feed the Ghanain community as fish is a big part of the diet of the average Ghanaian.
Journalist Charles Ayitey used his Linkedin page to highlight the great exploits of Winifred. In the post, some Ghanaian were proud of the young lady as they shared their joy at her exploits.
Claudia J was happy for her but raised some concerns:
Brilliant! I hope that Ms Selby has been provided, by the national development bank in Ghana and/or the public sector agency responsible for intellectual property rights, with technical assistance to protect her innovation.
Kwaku Sintim-Mensah also said:
Wow! Wishing her well and big congratulations to her too.
Jamila Jenny Hakam was overjoyed as she said:
Bamboo bike! I love the concept and the practicality of it!
Billie Jean Grey Paemka congratulated her too:
Congratulations on your achievements
19-Year-Old Boy Gets 28-year-Old Teacher Pregnant
Elsewhere, a 19-year-old is doing amazing things, but this time around in a negative light as he reportedly impregnated his teacher.
YEN.com.gh previously reported the story. A 19-year-old boy has apparently gotten his 28-year-old teacher pregnant, and the lady is begging for them to get married
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