Man Admits His Three-Day Wages In Canada Is The Same As The Monthly Salary He Earned As A Teacher In Ghana

Man Admits His Three-Day Wages In Canada Is The Same As The Monthly Salary He Earned As A Teacher In Ghana

  • A video of a young man encouraging people to travel to Canada has warmed hearts online
  • The man drew a sharp comparison of financial benefits teachers receive in Ghana against what others earn in Canada
  • Netizens who watched the video have commended him for speaking on this issue

A Ghanaian man in Canada has given many people a reason to emigrate from Ghana to search for greener pastures by explaining the financial benefits associated with working abroad.

In a video on TikTok, the young man, who was identified as Nana Gyegye and is currently based in Ontario, opened up on how his life has transformed after he journeyed to Canada as an international student.

Having worked as a senior high school teacher in Kumasi, the young man said that based on his current situation, he arrived at the conclusion that he was receiving pittance as a salary back in Ghana.

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Photo of two Ghanaians in Canada
Man opens up about his earnings in Canada Photo credit:@isaacomens77/TikTok
Source: TikTok

Making a comparison, he explained that his monthly salary in Ghana as a teacher is earned in three days in Canada.

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"In Canada, the bare minimum you can get working a day is GH¢1000. So in my case, the money I make in Canada for 3 days is the same as the money I was paid a month as a teacher in Ghana."
"That tells you the difference between being here and being in Ghana," he added.

Watch the video below:

Netizens react to the video

Social media users who reacted to the video commended the young man for enlightening Ghanaians back home about the need to travel abroad in search of greener pastures.

Cornerstone said:

Keep the good work

Nana WIT wrote:


Lazy people should not travel

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Earlier, reported that another man has got peeps talking after he advised people who are lazy to drop the idea of travelling abroad in search of greener pastures.

The man, who works as a factory hand in a fruit packaging warehouse, said the key principle of success abroad is hard work, hence anyone without that attribute should not bother travelling at all.

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Philip Boateng Kessie (Human-Interest editor) Philip Boateng Kessie is a Human Interest editor at He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Philip previously served as a reporter for Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). He also worked as a content writer for Scooper News. Email:

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