Ghanaian Lady Sells Cabbage To Fund Her Nursing School Dream

Akua Safomaa, a young Ghanian graduate of Holy Trinity High School is now into cabbage-selling business to fund herself through tertiary school.

The young lady, who works the business with her brother, said she is able to make a profit of GHc 100 (N6,620.75) daily which she wants to accrue until it is enough to fund her.

However, any help from well-meaning persons who might want to support her nursing ambition would be welcomed.

Akua Safomaa, a young Ghanaian high school graduate is defying odds by engaging in the sale of cabbage in order to gather money and fund herself through tertiary school.


In an interview with SVTV Africa sighted by a news board on the official YouTube channel of the organization, Akua indicated that she graduated from high school in 2019.

According to the hardworking young lady, she has since been unable to enroll in a tertiary school because of a lack of money, as her grades are excellent.

Watch the full interview below:

“I am not into that because I believe in myself that I can work and get whatever I want in life and I also don’t want a bad name for myself”, she added.

A collage showing the lady and an illustrative picture of some secondary school students.

So far, Akua, who graduated from Holy Trinity High School, has been into the cabbage-selling business for two months and would appreciate any support to fund her nursing training education.

Meanwhile, news had it earlier that Mutshidzi Ligege shared he went from selling crisps and sweets in order to pay for his tuition fees at the University of Venda.

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Mutshidzi said he had always wanted to get a tertiary education but unfortunately struggled financially.

When he realised that the only way for him to pay for his fees and other scholarly needs would be to make the money himself, this is when he started selling.

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