Ex Hawker Becomes Professional Shoemaker, Plans to Open a University

Ex Hawker Becomes Professional Shoemaker, Plans to Open a University

- A lady, Faith Oyita, turned her life around with shoemaking business after years of hawking on the street

- Faith said that she knew to succeed in life, one would have to undertake hard ventures and do them well

- After apprenticing as a shoemaker, Faith, who now has people working for her, said it is her dream to open a university where the art of making shoes is taught

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A lady, Faith Oyita, has again proven the fact that anybody is capable of doing whatever they set their mind on irrespective of their gender.

As a 16-year-old teenager, the lady resolved to learn shoemaking after coming to the realisation that hawking did not hold a future for her.

In a BBC News Pidgin interview, Faith said when she approached the person who was going to teach her, the cobbler thought she wasn't serious.

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The lady stated that due to the poor background that she came from, she had to be a shoemaker for one year to save for her education.

Nigerian lady who once hawked becomes professional shoemaker, plans to build her own university
Faith said that she was laughed at when she was learning shoemaking. Photo source: bbcnewspidgin
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Faith disclosed that though she knew the job was not an easy one, she endured it with the determination to succeed.

The professional shoemaker revealed that her hope is to one day own a shoemaking university where people can come to and learn the art.

Watch her full video below:

Below are some of the reactions to her interview:

ejiski_1 said:

"God bless your talent."

zegolfr said:

"She’s awesome. If you do Westin easy your life go hard' you hear that."

lily_lilwayne said:

"Well done baby girl."

iam_deeclassic said:

"I will do something easy and my life will be easy."

kikionibata said:

"Shoemaking is fun, I am also a female shoemaker and my happiness whenever I see clients rock my brand makes me want to do more."

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a hardworking lady with the Twitter handle @HustleQueen01 generated massive reactions online after sharing photos of the tiling work she did on a client's bathroom.

The lady said she was able to finish the work on Sunday, January 3. In a post she made on the same day, the tiler attached the before-and-after photos of the restroom.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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