KTU Graduate Nana Owusu Dankwa Who Built Okrakyi Trends With 23 Workers To Train Youth For Free

KTU Graduate Nana Owusu Dankwa Who Built Okrakyi Trends With 23 Workers To Train Youth For Free

  • Nana Owusu Dankwa, a Ghanaian graduate, has transformed his startup, Okrakyi Trends, into a successful brand with 23 employees
  • Now, he aims to give back to society by offering free training in their craft to Ghanaian youth, with the goal of equipping them with employable and entrepreneurial skills
  • Speaking to YEN.com.gh, Nana says having experienced unemployment himself, he is motivated to help others

Passionate Ghanaian graduate Nana Owusu Dankwa, in collaboration with two dedicated friends, has successfully transformed their startup, Okrakyi Trends, into a fully-fledged brand employing 23 individuals.

Now, Nana aspires to give back to society by offering free training in their craft to Ghanaian youth.

In an interview with YEN.com.gh, Nana shared the motivation behind this initiative, emphasising their goal to equip young people with employable and entrepreneurial skills to prevent them from becoming burdens on society.

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Nana Owusu Dankwa of Okrakyi Trends
Okrakyi Trends offers to train dressmakers for free Photo credit: Nana Owusu Dankwa via WhatsApp
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Nana, who has personally experienced unemployment, expressed his desire to provide assistance to others.

He stated, "I have tasted unemployment before and didn't like the experience, so we at Okrakyi Trends want to extend a helping hand."

How anyone can partake in Okrakyi Trends' free training

The program offers 10 slots, and Nana encourages all interested individuals to apply by filling out a registration form.

The roots of this inspiring venture trace back to 2013 when Nana completed his Higher National Diploma in Accountancy (HND) at Koforidua Technical University.

Since then, their startup has flourished, and Nana is determined to share his success and expertise to empower the next generation of Ghanaian entrepreneurs.

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Entrepreneur Benjamin's five-year journey to international success with Mawule Integrated Services

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Also, in just five years since establishing his own company, Benjamin, the CEO and MD of Mawule Integrated Services, has achieved remarkable success in the field of industrial machine fabrication and installation.

Reflecting on his 12 years of work experience post-high school, which included starting a family, he overcame initial challenges to build a thriving international business.

Benjamin's firm now collaborates with clients from various countries, with a strong emphasis on safety in their operations.

Ghanaian entrepreneur Ken Sarpong reveals journey of building a jewelry business without initial capital

In another story, in an exclusive interview with YEN.com.gh's fashion editor, University of Ghana graduate Ken Sarpong opens up about how he established a successful jewelry business without any initial capital, offering valuable insights to aspiring entrepreneurs.

He shares the challenges faced by most jewelers, particularly those operating online businesses. Ken Sarpong's journey from a capital-less start to a flourishing enterprise serves as an inspiring story for the business world.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Ebenezer Agbey Quist (HOD Human-Interest) Ebenezer Agbey Quist is the Head of the Human Interest Desk at YEN.com.gh. He has a BSc in Chemical Engineering from KNUST (2017) with 8 years of experience as a writer and 3 years as an editor. He has certificates in AFP courses on digital investigation techniques. At YEN.com.gh, Ebenezer has won the Outstanding Achievement for Professional Conduct Award and the Best Human Interest Editor Award. He is also the author of 3 books. You can contact him via ebenezer.quist@yen.com.gh.