Alumni of the week – Oluomachi Unogu

“The secret of getting ahead, is getting started” – Mark Twain.

Introducing the fifth edition of the “Alumni of the Week” series. Each edition comes with a whole new package.

Here is the link to the previous edition. Sit back and enjoy.

https://www.thefootwearacademy.com/alumni-of-the-week-victor-akuma

Meanwhile, this edition is all about an Enterpreneur, Oluomachi Unogu, one of our Batch A student of The Aba Mastering Footwear Program.

Oluomachi is a vibrant and energetic Enterpreneur in the footwear industry.

She runs an online store “Oma’s Footwear”, a brand that sells unisex footwears.

She had always looked forward to a day she can proudly make her own footwear.

The Aba Mastering Footwear Program was just the perfect opportunity for her.

Let’s hear her experience at The Footwear Academy.

Hi Oma, please introduce yourself.

Hello, my name is Oluomachi Godlead Unogu.

How did you hear about The Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I heard about the program on social media platform, Instagram precisely.

What motivated you to sign up for The Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I had always wanted to learn and master how to make footwear in different designs.

The program was just a perfect opportunity for me.

And how will you sum up your experience at The Footwear Academy?

It was a wonderful and unforgettable experience. Making shoes of different styles which includes decollete, Oxford, and so on, which I never thought I could do.

The Footwear Academy made that possible for me, and I’m grateful.

Also The Footwear Academy has helped me explore options, on business strategies and setting standards.

I can really say I have got so much experience after my encounter at The Footwear Academy.

Really interesting, so what’s next for you?

I’m working towards establishing and owning a brand of my own, by name “Oma’s footwear”, where all kinds of footwear and leather work are crafted.

Here is my business logo.

Great, what advice do you have for young people?

My advice is that they should learn a skill and try to always source out for opportunities that lies in it.

Always focus on whatever you put your mind into, don’t forget putting God as your priority.

Kindly drop your contact information.

Alright, my phone number is 07069639396 or 09052338795.

My business social media handle on Instagram and Facebook is ” Oma’s Footwear”.

Thank you for your time Oluomachi.

We are happy to be part of your growth process. We wish you all the best in your journey ahead.

 

 

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Alumni of the week – Victor Akuma

“Every skill you acquire doubles your odds of success” – Scott Adams.

It’s the fourth edition of the “Alumni of the week” series already and it only gets better.

You know you shouldn’t miss any of the editions. Here is a link to the previous edition. Read and enjoy.

https://www.thefootwearacademy.com/alumni-of-the-week-hope-ogunka

Featuring on this edition, is a passionate writer, Victor Akuma, one of our batch A student of The Aba Mastering Footwear Program.

Victor is a talented writer, he has written articles for different blogs including crispng.com.

He had featured the founder of The Footwear Academy, Mr Bentley Chukwuemeka, in one of his articles.

Here is just a tip of the iceberg, https://www.crispng.com/why-young-business-owners-need-collaboration-to-succeed-bentley-chukwuemeka-ceo-of-the-footwear-academy/

Let’s hear from Victor, story of his footwear journey and his experience at The Footwear Academy.

Hello Victor, nice to have you here. Please introduce yourself.

Hi, my name is Victor Chibuike Akuma.

How did you hear about The Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I heard about the progarm from a friend who partook in the training as well.

Given that you’re a writer, what motivated you to sign up for The Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

It has been my dream to learn a new skill, time and the wherewithal have always been my problem, but because of Covid-19 break coupled with the opportunity provided by The Footwear Academy to learn at no cost, made my dream a reality.

Tell us your experience during the training.

I would say the training was all worth it. Learning a new skill and meeting new faces at The Footwear Academy is one of the good things that happened to me this year.

Sir Ben, Aunty Chidinma and everyone else who put us through the classes were all awesome.

It felt like dream come true been able to make my own footwear.

What’s next for you?

I’m putting all I have learnt into practice already and I want to be the next rated in this industry. I made these shoes after the training.

I also have my brand Logo already.

I’m glad you have it all figured out already. Why don’t you drop your contact information too.

Of course. My mobile number is 08174995105

Awesome, What advice do you have for young people?

In as much as academics is the way out of ignorance in the contemporary society, having a skill to support your certificate make you even more hopeful of a better future.

Wow, it’s been a great interactive session with Victor. I love his last line of advice to young people, so make hay while the sun shines.

 

 

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Alumni of the week – Hope Ogunka

“Cultivate the art of maximizing serendipitous opportunities” – Gina Greenlee

Welcome to the third edition of the “Alumni of the week” series.

As always we wouldn’t have you miss out on the previous edition,

Click on the link and have a good read, https://www.thefootwearacademy.com/alumni-of-the-week-wakil-ismail-kareem

Guess who we have today, our very own media lady, Hope Ogunka, one of our batch A student of the Aba Mastering Footwear Program.

Hope is a television/radio presenter, She has a vision of starting her own television show someday.

She saw an opportunity in the Aba Mastering Footwear Program and decided to maximize it.

Let’s welcome the media lady, please introduce yourself.

My name is Hope Ndidiamaka Ogunka. I feel really honoured to be here.

How did you hear about the Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I heard about the Aba Mastering Footwear Program through the social media, on Facebook to be precise.

What really motivated you to sign up for the Aba Mastering Footwear Program even though you’re a media personnel?

Around March 2020, I attended a program, “Women will Aba”, where Mrs Chidinma was among the speakers. I loved how she spoke, it was soul lifting.

After the event, I connected with her on Facebook. When I saw the post she made about learning footwear making, my heart was filled with joy, not just because I was going to learn footwear making but I was also going to drink wisdom from Mrs Chidinma’s river of knowledge and I must say that my life was truly transformed.

And how will you sum up your experience during the training?

My experience at The Footwear Academy was a beautiful one. It’s an experience that I am grateful for.

At least you can see my wonderful decollete shoe and slippers.

Interesting, what’s next for you?

For now, I would work on harnessing the art of shoemaking and improving the existing knowledge that I have on footwear making.

So what advice do you have for young people?

Dear young ones, maximize any opportunity of learning. It’s in the learning process that you discover purpose and passion.

Don’t take any experience for granted. Anything you do today, will count tomorrow. Keep pressing on, you can make it and you will make it.

Could you drop your contact information 

Sure. My phone number is 08034810508.

Also my Facebook/Linkedin/Instagram accounts bears the name Hope Ogunka.

So guys we draw the curtain here, I guess today’s quote summarizes this session. When a window of opportunity opens, always do well to maximize it.

 

 

 

 

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