Alumni of the Week – Adewo Oluwakemi Esther

“It takes a dream to get started, desire to keep going and determination to finish” – Eddie Harris Jr.

Welcome back to a new edition of the “Alumni of the Week” series.

The series has been inspiring and amazing so far, and we promise to keep you glued in.

Do click on the link below to view the previous edition if you missed it.

Alumni Of The Week – Wogu Chidiebube Izunna

Featuring in this edition is, Adewo Oluwakemi Esther, one of our Batch B student of The Aba Mastering Footwear Program.

Fun Fact about Kemi;

Kemi had always desired to start up her own footwear store. What could be more fun than acqually learning shoemaking?

Recently, she acquired a skill in Bag Making and she is all set to kickstart her leather business.

Let’s dive in and hear her story.

Hello Kemi, Please introduce yourself.

Hello, my name is Adewo Oluwakemi Esther.

How did you hear about The Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I got to know about the program through a friend of mine who also partook in the training.

What motivated you to sign up for the Program?

I would say my love and passion for shoemaking, and also the desire to start a business in shoe making.

Tell us your experience during the training.

My experience at The Footwear Academy is one I would never forget.

I didn’t just learn shoe making, I learnt how to think properly and how to take advantage of opportunities that comes my way.

The teachers were at their best and actively pouring out their wealth of knowledge on us.



I did learn alot at The Footwear Academy and I felt so much joy in my heart making my own footwear.

Interesting, so what’s next for you?

I have officially kick start my business, “Mohlane”. The best part is, Mohlane will be having both footwear and bags designed by me.

Here are some of the designs I made for my clients. I was happy with the outcome.

What advice do you have for young people?

My advice to young people is to go all the way to achieve whatever they want. Never give in to fear or Procastination.

Everything is possible as long as they are willing to take blood steps and make wise decisions.

Kindly drop your contact information.

My brand name on social media is “Mohlane” and I can be reached with the phone number 08164339395


Thank you Kemi, we are proud of you and wish you success in all your future endeavours.

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