Posts tagged Nigeria
Mercy Oseyi

When I was little, I would wear my mother’s jewelry and carry her purse, of course she would scream, go and keep it! But I didn’t care. I was fascinated and intrigued by how beautiful they were and how [accessories] made every outfit different. When I became an adult, I would tell my friends, “one day I’ll own a jewelry shop”, but I didn’t know how to go about it. A few years ago, I resigned from the firm I worked with. My employer owed me months of salary and I was devastated. I had no idea what to do, then it hit me, I ought to pursue this dream. So I begun - with just $10 dollars.

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