- A young lady, Eness Milambo, has risen over the challenges that sought to put her down as she became a shoe repairer
- Despite being a nursing student, Eness said that she had to start the business because she does not want to depend on anyone
- Many people who were moved by the lady's resourcefulness encouraged her to keep moving up
A young lady from Zambia, Eness Milambo, has shown that people could choose a totally different career path from what they studied in school.
21-year-old nursing student, Eness' journey to becoming a repairer started when her shoe once tore and she had to depend on someone to fix it for her.
The young lady, according to Jethro on Facebook, confided in her friends that she wanted to start a business repairing shoes. They encouraged the lady by giving her theirs to fix.
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She added that many laughed at her and thought she was a big joke when she started the venture. The student revealed that whenever people tried to damper her emotions, she inspired herself.
Eness stated that financial hard times at home also pushed her to achieve success no matter what, disclosing she did not want to keep asking for money from her dad.
People have shown the repairer much love on social media. Below are some of their reactions:
Marjorie Manduli said:
"Keep it up young lady!!!"
Annah Maambo said:
"Keep going dear."
Elizabeth Palula said:
"That's the spirit."
Dickson Ngwenyama said:
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a smart young Nigerian lady, Adeosun Goodness Taiye, was making waves as a shoemaker despite being a 400-level dentistry student at the University of Ibadan (UI).
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She said she started making shoes in 2018 after she sat for her Cambridge A levels and was quite bored at home.
After gaining admission into UI as a 200-level student and showcasing her pieces, her classmates loved her work and they asked her to make for them.