Youths, Forget the Cinderella story, go make your own!

Lindah Nabakooza
Posted August 28, 2017 from Uganda
Youths, Forget the Cinderella story, go make your own!

You know the dreamswe always have as teenagers and youths.., join college, graduate, get a great job, earn lots of money, start a business, build a home and eventually marry/get married. Some times its the reverse of these events, and even other times these events don't occur in the period we stipulated. With the current credit crunch in Uganda, one will graduate from college and take ages to find a job, probably 5 years; and when they eventually do find one, it pays $100 or less per month and they are going to work for this money for close to another 5 years. now this person is already making 30 years and they have not achieved anything in life, other than life!

My advise to the youth;after college, don't look for a white collar job. Go to the backyard of your home and start from there.Grow pepper, potatoes, vegetables and anything that doesn't require alot of care and attention.Harvest this, sell on the road, to shops, supermarkets...before you know it, you will be exporting to India, USA and many other countries. Dont waste your youth!his, sell on the road, to shops, supermarkets...before you know it, you will be exporting to India, USA and many other countries. Dont waste your youth!

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Susana Khabbaz
Aug 28, 2017
Aug 28, 2017

Hello Lindah

I hope this finds you well. I just run into your article. Congratulations...You're very strong,independent and you definitely have a great sense of entrepreneurship...Just believe in yourself, and magic happens.

Here's  a little gift

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNLz-1WxO88&index=16&list=PLOM5iyQw6SFB8...

Best regards...

Susana

Lindah Nabakooza
Aug 28, 2017
Aug 28, 2017

Thanks dear. This is helpful

Nakinti
Sep 02, 2017
Sep 02, 2017

Hello Lindah,

You are very correct. Youths should be creative and proactive. Create employment for yourself if you cannot find one. There are a lot of employment opportunities that young people can create for themselves. Thank you, dear Linda, adding your voice to this.

Regards

Nakinti

Lindah Nabakooza
Sep 03, 2017
Sep 03, 2017

Thanks Nakinti. This is encouraging. We need to work together to show poverty the red card. Thanks alot dear.

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