I Got a Degree but Ended Up Selling Charcoal To Survive – Black Lady cries out (Video)

A young lady who graduated from the university has shown the turn her life took despite the degree she earned through hard work.

Jumping on a popular trend on TikTok, the lady shared a photo of her graduation and a video of her packing charcoal for sale.

Many people encouraged the young lady.

In the clip, the lady sat on a low stool as made the charcoal ready for customers. Many took to her comment to wish her well.

There were some who believed that her time to shine would come soon and would overcome her challenges.

She captioned the video:

“When they told you Education is the Key to Success but in reality it’s your padlock for your success.”

Watch the video below:


When they told you Education is the Key to Success but in reality it’s your padlock for your success 🥺 #ticktokghana🇬🇭 #tiktok #ticktokafrica #education #job #queensalmat @ladyjoy4545 @joelsiii

♬ original sound – Kim2 & May2 Official 🏳️‍🌈 – kimkim________

As at the time of writing this report, her video has gathered over 800 comments with more than 500 shares.

Below are some of the reactions:

Sandy Bella said:

“Is a matter of time…u will soon get a job……was in the same situation but my dear all hope is not lost….now working in reputable company.”

Jomo Inusah said:

“Am extremely proud of you. Trust me, you can’t be rich as an employee. Most of our colleagues in neckties are suffering. U are on the right path.”

Eric Nkansah said:

“The job opportunities for Art is very limited in Ghana.”

Edna Enyonam110 asaid:

“but there is money in it oo ,seriously. I wanna start selling some.”

nhanhaamaranking said:

“The fact that you started with something is beautiful.”

Wisdom_93 said:

“I did the same course but I’m driving Uber now.. it’s just a stepping stones.. God is in control. everything will be ok just a matter of time.”

Lloyd Simpson627 said:

“don’t give up now your time won’t go to waste for not getting what you want bigger and better opportunities out there for you just believe.”

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