- Ajara Ibrahim, a young lady who claimed she has been unemployed since completing school, has opened up about selling coins to fend for herself
- According to her, she started with boiled eggs and then moved to sell coins to mates just to survive and pay bills
- The young Ghanaian lady who began her business with a capital of N34,000 said she is now worth N345,000 within a year
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A young lady, Ajara Ibrahim, has lifted the lid on how much money she makes from selling coins after being left unemployed.
In a recent interview with SVTV Africa, the young lady recounted that she had initially wanted to be in the military or with the fire service after her secondary education, but due to ‘who knows who’ she missed out on that.
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Ajara said she continued with the job hunt before she finally resorted to selling boiled eggs on the street.
Starting the hustle
She was later introduced to the selling of coins by one of her friends and decided to give it a try.
Selling coins to ‘trotro’ mates is what she currently does and has been able to make a profit of N345,000 in a year with a starting capital of N34,000
Ajara mentioned she has been attacked on several occasions and some ‘hoodlums have tried to dupe her but she is still undeterred.
The young businesswoman revealed she buys the coins from banks and purified water supply companies.
Ajara sells her coins to game centres, casinos and small scale businesses as well.
Message to the unemployed youth
Her advice to the unemployed youth was to desist from wasting their time on unhealthy relationships and to start a business of their own no matter how small it is.
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The lady identified as Judith Alexander is a graduate of Mass Communication who is currently doing her masters at the University of Lagos.
Speaking with Legit.ng, Judith said her former company laid off some staff in 2019 and she was part of those affected.