Woman Who Lives With Her Family in Denmark Says She Charges N37k per Haircut As Barber
- Ghanaian woman Georgina quit her job as a dental hygienist to work as a hairstylist in Copenhagen, Denmark
- The mother of four has been balancing her work as a barber with raising her children for 16 years
- After 31 years of living in the European country, Georgina has opened up on her journey to running her own business
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Denmark-based Ghanaian entrepreneur Georgina quit her well-paying job as a dental hygienist to start her business and work as a hairstylist in Copenhagen.
At age nine, she immigrated to Denmark to live with her parents and has been in the Northern European country for 31 years.
In an interview with blogger Zionfelix, Georgina disclosed that her job as a dental hygienist was lucrative, but she wanted to venture into a new field.
Turning her childhood hobby into a career
Georgina began her new venture as a hobby and decided to make a career out of it. She recalled braiding the hair of family members and church folks at age 14.
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The mother of four, who balances her work with raising her children, has successfully established herself in her industry. She mentioned that she charges GHc650 (N37,046.38).
Inspiring superwoman living her dream
Even though she complained about the cold weather, Georgina mentioned that life is good in Denmark.
The daring Ghanaian entrepreneur has been running her business alone for 16 years. ''I do the barbing and fixing the weaves myself,'' she said.
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Teacher now earning over N500k
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that after relocating to Vietnam in 2019, Ghanaian Mercy Agyei Ankomah disclosed her earnings as an English teacher in the Southeast Asian country.
While working in Ghana as a teacher, she earned GHc1,500 but now takes over GHc9,000 ($1,300) in Vietnam.
Ankomah told DJ Nyaami of SVTV Africa that she doesn't intend to return because "Ghana is expensive now''.
Man who gave Burna Boy haircut
In other news, the young man, Adeyinka, who went viral days ago as photos of him giving Burna Boy a fine haircut surfaced, spoke about his craft and recent success in an interview.
The brilliant barber said his journey in the profession started two years ago when he was seeking admission into school and knew his parents were not financially buoyant to sponsor the education.