Meet Mabel Suglo The Young Shoe Manufacturer Who Created A Job For The Disabled

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By: Kwaku Darko | 1 Month(s) ago

Meet Mabel Suglo.

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A 23-year-old Ghanaian woman who was inspired by designing shoes she called Eco-Shoes for her disabled grandmother using car tyres and other materials and ended up creating a job for herself and the disabled in her community.
 

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She started the company in 2013 when she was just 19, and two years later was named the 2015 second runner-up of the Anzisha Prize, Africa’s premier award for young entrepreneurs.

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With encouragement from her grandmother, Mabel employed other disabled people into her company and according to her, this her increased production from 500 to 1,500 daily.

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