I Got a Degree but Ended Up Selling Charcoal To Survive: Young Lady Reveals in Viral Video

I Got a Degree but Ended Up Selling Charcoal To Survive: Young Lady Reveals in Viral Video

  • A young lady who graduated from the university with a degree in arts has taken another turn to make money
  • In a TikTok video she shared, the lady could be seen attending to some pieces of charcoal as she got them ready for market
  • Many people who reacted to her video said they are proud of her hardworking spirit despite the challenges she is facing

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A young lady who graduated from the university has shown the turn her life took despite the degree she earned through hard work.

Jumping on a popular trend on TikTok, the lady shared her matriculation photo and a video of her packing charcoal for sale.

Many people encouraged the young lady.
The lady showed her business without shame in a video. Photo source: @salafiest10
Source: UGC

You will overcome

In the clip, the lady sat on a low stool as she made the charcoal ready for customers. Many took to her comment section to wish her well.

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There were some who believed that her time to shine would come soon. Many said her challenge will be history in the future.

She captioned the video:

"When they told you Education is the Key to Success but in reality it's your padlock for your success."

Watch the video below:

At the time of writing this report, her video has gathered over 800 comments with more than 500 shares.

Below are some of the reactions:

Sandy Bella said:

"Is a matter of time…u will soon get a job……was in the same situation but my dear all hope is not lost….now working in reputable company."

Jomo Inusah said:

"Am extremely proud of you. Trust me, you can’t be rich as an employee. Most of our colleagues in neckties are suffering. U are on the right path."

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Eric Nkansah said:

"The job opportunities for Art is very limited in Ghana."

Edna Enyonam110 asaid:

"but there is money in it oo ,seriously. I wanna start selling some."

nhanhaamaranking said:

"The fact that you started with something is beautiful."

Wisdom_93 said:

"I did the same course but I'm driving Uber now.. it's just a stepping stones.. God is in control. everything will be ok just a matter of time."

Lloyd Simpson627 said:

"don't give up now your time won't go to waste for not getting what you want bigger and better opportunities out there for you just believe."

Lady's life changed

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a young Nigerian lady, Lydia Okojie, went on Twitter to share how her and her family’s lives changed over many years.

In a video shared on the platform, an old photo showed her mother selling zobo drinks from a wheelbarrow.

Another slide showed her mechanic father in his livery as he held one of his tools. A photo of the old house they used to live in also popped up. Lydia said she was nine years old when her family moved into the house.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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