They say education is the key to success in life, but in Kenya that is not the reality. From unemployment to unemployment, young Kenyans struggle every day to make ends meet.
For example, there are many, many success stories where education has opened doors for people. There are also others, however, that capture the from grass to grace story.
This is the case of the famous interior design firm, Dollar Furniture KE.
After finishing his studies, the CEO of Dollar Furniture chose to go into business and opened a beauty salon. Things didn’t go as planned and he had to close up shop.
Later he got into modeling where he joined the Mr Kiambu beauty pageant. He was successful for a while before opting for change.
Later, he identified a niche that he felt was competitive enough for his target market and ventured into the furniture business.
He started with one or two carpenters and often made seats that catered to the taste of their local customers. Often, the now successful businessman gave casual jobs to young freelancers to keep them from living on the streets.
“I generally prefer to give young people who don’t have jobs small opportunities for casual work because I think that’s better than sitting idle in the neighborhood which can harbor thoughts of crime and depression,” he said. said the CEO of Dollar Furniture KE on why he employs young freelancers. .
Slowly, Dollar Furniture KE expanded into the Kenyan market, attracting customers including celebrities with its unique, stylish and affordable designs.
Currently, he is highly recommended because of his work. He has gained the trust of celebrities with whom he has played a huge role in helping them modernize and revamp their homes.
In particular, he has expanded his interior design business by creating more jobs for young people and hopes to grow.
People he has worked and interacted with describe him as very dependable. Thanks to Dollar Furniture KE, several people have been hired among other CSR projects in which the company is involved.
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