– Rachael Mensah is a junior high school leaver who works as a professional painter
– The 32-year-old artisan is making laudable gains in a field largely dominated by men
– Rachael Mensah has been celebrated as a shining example for girls who could not further their education due to financial impediment
A female junior high school graduate, Rachael Mensah, who works as a professional painter has carved a niche for herself in the male-dominated field.
While growing up, Rachael Mensah nurtured the dream of becoming a policewoman but later had to pursue a different career due to financial impediments.
Despite having a difficult childhood due to financial challenges that truncated her education to senior high school, Rachael Mensah was resolved to change her fortunes to better her life. She opted to look for other avenues to make it in life and discovered painting.
After years of working in a field largely considered to be for men, Rachael Mensah, 32, has been contracted to work on major projects by prominent institutions.
Despite the challenges women working as professional painters face, her excellent skill earned her a painting job at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
Rachael Mensah runs her business under the brand name A-P Interior Ventures, providing painting and cleaning services.
The young lady has been celebrated in a post on social media along with inspirational photos of her.
Suddenly, Nigerian youths, graduates especially are venturing into it and making it a full-time occupation, Chiemezie Ezeani is one of those who have decided to tow that path.
The 32-year-old who graduated from Imo State University where he read philosophy told Legit.ng in an exclusive interview that he fell in love with farming thanks to his grandmother.
According to him, he accompanied his grandma to the family’s farm where they cultivated cassava, tomatoes, cocoyam as well as rear goats. They would then put up for sale the numerous food produce from the farm.