Ghanaian Man Looks Back On His Decision To Become A Farmer: “I Make GH₵6000 Weekly From My Garden Egg Farm

Ghanaian Man Looks Back On His Decision To Become A Farmer: “I Make GH₵6000 Weekly From My Garden Egg Farm

  • A Ghanaian vegetable farmer says he is proud he ventured into farming and doesn’t regret the decision he made 30 years ago
  • He said through farming he takes very good care of his family and now owns a house
  • The old man also encouraged the youth to venture into farming especially as jobs are hard to come by

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A vegetable farmer in Ghana has inspired the youth with his story of how he ventured into farming and the benefits he continuously gets from it.

Speaking in an interview with The Ghanaian Farmer on YouTube, Osae Sakyiamah who owns a seven-acre vegetable farm but focuses mainly on garden eggs says farming has been the backbone of his survival for the past 30 years.

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Garden egg farmer opens up on the benefits of being a farmer Photo credit@The Ghanaian Farmer/YouTube
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He revealed that garden egg farming is capital-intensive, but the profits are also enormous.

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“I invested 3000 cedis into the farm this season but now I sell 20 bags of garden eggs every week and earn 6000 cedis from it.”

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Farming has benefitted me

He continued that through farming he has been able to take his children through school and has even built a house out of it.

“Through farming, I have been able to build a house, also my second born has completed training college and the third is also done with nursing training ,this is all from farming.

He urged the youth to disregard the gross misconceptions about farming and endeavour to venture into it.

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Previously YEN.com.gh reported that 67-year-old Nana Kwasi Poku, a cocoa farmer in Ghana who has been farming for close to 40 years, has narrated how he has lived in abject poverty nearly all his life despite being hard-working.

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In an interview with TV3 Ghana, the farmer whose passionate oration drove some to tears, mentioned that he wishes to sell out his farmland to be used for mining because of his low earnings.

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