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For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by sEGXY2(m): 5:44pm On Mar 25
How does one escape poverty in country like Nigeria where everything that is not you wants to kill your dream. If you grew up poor and somehow escaped poverty please kindly share your story lets learn.

I know we're currently amidst a severe pandemic but a lesson or two won't hurt anybody.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Kylekent59: 5:48pm On Mar 25
Never look down on someone.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by koyeni(m): 5:48pm On Mar 25
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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by OPTIMUSPRIME08: 5:55pm On Mar 25
See how the lies flies in

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Sikay19(m): 5:58pm On Mar 25
I am here to learn from the true and false stories that are about to be dropped wink

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Goodgod213: 6:10pm On Mar 25
After I saw how my dad suffered to raise the two of us I and my sibling till the company he was working with went down. We started living from one aunt house to uncles houses. I have been thrown out on four occasions, accused of stealing on many occasions, starved by family, disowned by my own mother who is in the abroad sending monies to different people in Nigeria and disregarding her son because I looked like my father. At 21 I moved to ibadan, stayed with a friend, dumped by my gf, Hustled to get my cert, did my Nysc, hustled more, bought a land at ibadan, bought my first car, bought another car, moved down to Lagos, rented a apartment.

Now I have a unisex salon, a boutique, a car listed on Bolt, and Presently working on roofing my project.

It’s not been easy. Not all women are mothers.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by iamDrRhymes(m): 6:23pm On Mar 25
Goodgod213:
After I saw how my dad suffered to raise the two of us I and my sibling till the company he was working with went down. We started living from one aunt house to uncles houses. I have been thrown out on four occasions, accused of stealing on many occasions, starved by family, disowned by my own mother who is in the abroad sending monies to different people in Nigeria and disregarding her son because I looked like my father. At 21 I moved to ibadan, stayed with a friend, dumped by my gf, Hustled to get my cert, did my Nysc, hustled more, bought a land at ibadan, bought my first car, bought another car, moved down to Lagos, rented a apartment.

Now I have a unisex salon, a boutique, a car listed on Bolt, and Presently working on roofing my project.

It’s not been easy. Not all women are mothers.


You didnt still tell us how you got to where you are. You said you hustle, you did what exactly?

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Goodgod213: 6:24pm On Mar 25
iamDrRhymes:



You didnt still tell us how you got to where you are. You said you hustle, you did what exactly?

I used the money you gave me bro to establish myself

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by JunctionBox: 6:29pm On Mar 25
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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by datola: 6:30pm On Mar 25
Goodgod213:
After I saw how my dad suffered to raise the two of us I and my sibling till the company he was working with went down. We started living from one aunt house to uncles houses. I have been thrown out on four occasions, accused of stealing on many occasions, starved by family, disowned by my own mother who is in the abroad sending monies to different people in Nigeria and disregarding her son because I looked like my father. At 21 I moved to ibadan, stayed with a friend, dumped by my gf, Hustled to get my cert, did my Nysc, hustled more, bought a land at ibadan, bought my first car, bought another car, moved down to Lagos, rented a apartment.

Now I have a unisex salon, a boutique, a car listed on Bolt, and Presently working on roofing my project.

It’s not been easy. Not all women are mothers.

E ya. Pele.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Kendumazy(m): 6:34pm On Mar 25
Alot of lies will be told here. Some people will use this thread to sell their false products and some will use it to stylishly advertise their false investments. Stay awoke people! If it's too good to be true, just look away! Malo fooo!

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by CalvinGaye(m): 6:34pm On Mar 25
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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by GeneralPula: 6:34pm On Mar 25
Them don use lies spoil this thread.. sad

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by ednut1(m): 6:34pm On Mar 25
Here to read na God o

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by DesignHave: 6:34pm On Mar 25
undecided
Let's escape this disease first.

Any news other than coro news doesn't feel.like news to me.

And I know I'm not alone.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Immorttal: 6:34pm On Mar 25
Not all mom are mothers and not all dad are fathers. Now rewrite the story by finding your kids a beffiting mother and giving them a good life as a dad. We must not replicate our horrible past to our children. Doing the same to my kids.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by aylive02(m): 6:34pm On Mar 25
I'm still suffering but I believe that all sufferings has an expiry date!





Meanwhile......

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by SirBobiGentle: 6:34pm On Mar 25
My story is quite different because I will appreciate my father as a man any day any time. I remember growing up in a one room boys quarter with my parents and two siblings. Life was so tough and we use to help mum sell bonce and puff puff. Dad was a taxi driver but we didn't really know what he was doing then because we were quite young.

One thing about my dad was that he was determined and I remember my sister entering secondary school in one public school but before I got to enter secondary school, dad had a job that started paying something a little nice. We moved from the boys quarter to a one bedroom house that erosion nearly carried us one night. He put me in a private secondary school and transferred my sister to same private secondary school. My younger brother later joined us and things were beginning to change a little.

My dad didn't depend on that job because he kept pushing for something better till he struck a jackpot. He got employed in one of the biggest oil companies in Nigeria and then boom, the whole story started changing.

He bought our first house, bought cars, spoilt us with money. We got practically everything we wanted in life. I entered university first year with my own ride. He bought all of us rides and messed us up with whatever we needed. We go overseas for holidays and I saw the difference between poverty and riches.

He bought houses and also built a befitting palace to suit his status, set all of us up after graduation and we are all doing fine. He is retired now and still enjoying his pension peaceful to the point that if we send him 100k each as a gift, he will be laughing at us that we don't have money and we are giving him chicken change lol.

Life without money is actually the real hell on earth. Heaven is right here on earth when you gat money.

I pray everyone makes it in life.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Olayinka8793(m): 6:35pm On Mar 25
Well, I didn't only grew up poor, I also grew up disabled after suffering permanent hearing loss since I was a kid in primary school.
As painful as that hearing loss was, it was what later pushed me to go and learn a trade in barbing since my hearing loss will be a great hindrance to my pursuit of higher education as there is no way I could have survived in conventional universities even though I managed to survived conventional high school up to SS2, and the other obvious choice which is a university for the deafs is not an option either as I never learned sign language.
long story short, I am a boss barber now with my own shop and two obedient apprentice.
By God's grace l am completely totally independent and out of poverty.
Doesn't sound so much like a big deal but when l count the number of able bodied people l know who are not doing well as l am and will give anything just to be in my position, and the relations and friends l have been able to assist whenever l could, l can not but say a big thank you to God.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Dadaboy: 6:35pm On Mar 25
Poverty has stages

I don’t know if i should say i was born with poverty but i could categorically sense that, with the way almost everyone us looked down on us each time made me realize i have to prove everyone wrong. Especially being the only son with three sisters.

Although, i have grown and healed from the whole events. but i must advise anyone going through all sort of financial pain or poverty to try free themselves from fears and limitations.

There is nothing you can not achieve even at a young age if you put through with the right habits that will transform you to greatness.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by magicminister: 6:35pm On Mar 25
Man!!! It was rough!!!

Grew up in a ghetto in Lagos where we were oppressed by OPC everyday. There were public lynching and ethnic cleansing conducted by the OPC.

Then we were oppressed by the police. After OPC have had their way and killed whom they pleased, the police would extort us and beat us severely if you dared to oppose

Then there were the thieves that would raid every house in the ghetto. Robbing and raping and killing. Fortunately, we were never attacked by any of those but I saw it so many times that I got desensitized to the deaths and charred bodies that lined up the street everyday.

It wasn’t funny!

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Deltatoto: 6:35pm On Mar 25
Goodgod213:
After I saw how my dad suffered to raise the two of us I and my sibling till the company he was working with went down. We started living from one aunt house to uncles houses. I have been thrown out on four occasions, accused of stealing on many occasions, starved by family, disowned by my own mother who is in the abroad sending monies to different people in Nigeria and disregarding her son because I looked like my father. At 21 I moved to ibadan, stayed with a friend, dumped by my gf, Hustled to get my cert, did my Nysc, hustled more, bought a land at ibadan, bought my first car, bought another car, moved down to Lagos, rented a apartment.

Now I have a unisex salon, a boutique, a car listed on Bolt, and Presently working on roofing my project.

It’s not been easy. Not all women are mothers.
u suffer o.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Icon4s(m): 6:35pm On Mar 25
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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by DrChukki: 6:35pm On Mar 25
I grew up in a very poor family.

I won't say am very rich now. I'm still in the process and I love the fruitful results am seeing.

While in schools, I went into DIGITAL MARKETING and COPYWRITING, that's what's fetching me money now and am pretty cool with it.

The journey has not been easy so far but is the determination to escape poverty that has kept me going.

My advice to anyone born poor is this:
"if you die poor is your fault"

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by 1mrprolific7(m): 6:36pm On Mar 25
Some people are still suffering till date, waiting for Tremendous break through.
Life is hard. But we gotta prevail some day.

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Hofbrauhaus: 6:36pm On Mar 25
Goodgod213:


I used the money you gave me bro to establish myself

Yahoo ba?

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Spanishmilf(m): 6:36pm On Mar 25
Goodgod213:
After I saw how my dad suffered to raise the two of us I and my sibling till the company he was working with went down. We started living from one aunt house to uncles houses. I have been thrown out on four occasions, accused of stealing on many occasions, starved by family, disowned by my own mother who is in the abroad sending monies to different people in Nigeria and disregarding her son because I looked like my father. At 21 I moved to ibadan, stayed with a friend, dumped by my gf, Hustled to get my cert, did my Nysc, hustled more, bought a land at ibadan, bought my first car, bought another car, moved down to Lagos, rented a apartment.

Now I have a unisex salon, a boutique, a car listed on Bolt, and Presently working on roofing my project.

It’s not been easy. Not all women are mothers.
that wasn't the question oga
u dey move upandan u didn't tell us full story. Warris going on embarassed

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by tempex88(m): 6:36pm On Mar 25
Well.....I can come back to write after reading sincere comments

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Viksu101: 6:36pm On Mar 25
I'm here to learn
Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Akhigbeblog(m): 6:36pm On Mar 25
grin grin grin me never make yet... But will tell you my story soon

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Re: For People Who Grew Up Poor And Eventually Escaped Poverty, Whats Your Story? by Student125(m): 6:36pm On Mar 25
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