- A video of a young man, who hawks on the street, detailing how he began his business has warmed hearts online
- In the video, Ernest Antwi said it was his ex-girlfriend who gave him the idea to start working as a street hawker
- He, however, said that the lady dumped him soon after he began the business and his efforts to patch up with her proved futile
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Ernest Antwi, a young, industrious man, has opened up on where the idea to venture into street hawking came from.
In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on YouTube, the student of Accra Technical University (ATU), who spoke to Kwadwo Sheldon on his hustle, said it was his former girlfriend who advised him to start doing something to fend for himself.
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"She was unhappy that I didn't have money yet I was arrogant. Later, she advised me to venture into the sale of pure water, and this time round, I agreed. When I informed her of my decision, she prayed for me and wished me all the best."
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Quizzed by the interviewer on whether he is dating the lady, Ernest responded in the negative.
"It got to a time she demanded money from me and I was unable to give it to her. From there, she blocked my number and I was unable to reach her again."
Ghanaians encourage Ernest Antwi
Netizens who reacted to the video commended Ernest Antwi for working hard and not giving up despite the challenges.
I see him on campus and he does it with joy and is passionate about what he does. Just imagine him balancing all this with academics. Much love brother
Golden Time indicated:
This guy can really build the brand. It's catchy and he's doing the ground work. With his passion I foresee the brand on the street and in stores soon, all he needs is investors. Sheldon, start a water company with this guy it will blow.
Beneath World reacted:
This is brilliant... I didn't know the story behind this guy I always see on Campus until now... This is what we call "the hustle is real"... Sheldon we need to find this Madam Josephine woman that helped this young man and surprised her
Kind man gives young hawker money to pay fees
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported a young man showed an act of kindness towards a young street hawker.
The man, who saw the young girl selling yams, bought all of them and decided to offer her financial assistance to enable her to go to school.
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He also urged the girl to reach out if she needed any assistance as far as her education is concerned.
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