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JSS graduate sets up a stove factory in Kumasi; employs 25 workers



Whereas his colleagues who have not been able to make to Senior High School(SHS) think they have come to the end of the road, Ebenezer Kwabena Adu is now an employer.

A determined K Adu  as popularly known among colleagues, has moved remarkably from Junior Secondary School (JSS) graduate to becoming a Chief School Executive Officer (CEO) of a  gas oven and stove company in the Ashanti Regional Capital  of Kumasi.

K Adu has built a big Gas, Oven and Stove factory in Kumasi with the aim of employing over 100 workers to reduce high unemployment rate in the country.

Sharing his life story on AMBASSADOR TV monitored by, the CEO of K Adu Gas Oven and Stove Ebenezer Kwabena Adu disclosed that he is not a quitter.

“I completed JSS and I couldn’t further my education due to family financial challenges though it was my dream to be a University graduate when I was young”

“I got admission into SSS now SHS after JSS but my elder brother also needed money to further his education so my poor parents told me to allow my brother to go so I can also venture into entrepreneurship”, he revealed.

He continued “I moved from Mile 9 in Amansie Central District to stay with my brother at Pankrono to learn how to manufacture Gas, Oven and Stove since I didn’t get the opportunity to go to SHS”

“I walked from Pankrono to Suame more than 6 years to learn how to manufacture Gas, Oven and Stove because my brother can only provide me money for food but I didn’t stop because I was determined to get something for the future”

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“After the 6 years training, I was able to save Ghc140 in 2010 and I used that money as my capital to start Gas, Oven and Stove manufacturing. It wasn’t easy for me because they money couldn’t buy a full sheet plate to manufacture one stove” he explained.

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“I have 25 workers currently who are working under me but because it has been my dream to employ or train over 100 people, I have built a factory in Kumasi Kumasi to manufacture more Gas, Oven and Stove” he added.

“Sometimes I feel sad that I couldn’t further my education to the top but what makes me happy in life is when I realized that I’m providing employment for people, I see it as a dream come true”

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