Alumni of the Week – Ogbonna-Ben Precious

“Big dreams doesn’t come at a platter, hardwork is highly recommended”.

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

If you missed the previous edition, don’t stress.

Click on the link and have a good read,

This week’s feature goes to, Ogbonna-Ben Precious, one of our batch B student of the Aba Mastering Footwear Program.

Precious is one of those who has love for footwear. It has always been her wish to learn the art of footwear production.

Hearing about The Aba Mastering Footwear Program was like a fantasy about to be reality.

Let’s dive in and hear about her experience at The Footwear Academy.


Hello Precious, please introduce yourself.

My name is Ogbonna-Ben Ugonna Precious.

How did you hear about the Aba Mastering Footwear Program?

I heard about the Aba Mastering Footwear Program through a friend of Mrs Chidinma Chukwuemeka.

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

I’ve always had love for footwear and wanted to know the art of  making them.

Hearing about the training program brought Joy to my heart because my fantasy was about to be reality.

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

My experience during the training was worth the time spent. It’s an experience that I am grateful for.

Though the journey wasn’t all rosy, my moments of joy exceeded all.


After the training, I couldn’t stop practicing, I was super amazed on the things I could create. I must say I am proud of myself.


Interesting, what’s next for you?

I really want to have an establishment where such trainings will be offered to young people in the society in the next 5years.

For now, I am starting off with my brand, Carus_Collection where I showcase my amazing slippers.

So what advice do you have for young people?

My advice for young people out there is that, they should always dream big and work towards achieving their dreams, because nothing big comes at a platter, only hard-work does.

Could you drop your contact information 

Sure. My phone number is 07066491447.

Also my business account bears the name Carus_Collections.


You’ve heard it all from Precious. Like she said, Big dreams doesn’t come at a platter, hard-work is highly recommended. Thank you Precious, we are proud of you and we wish you success in your journey ahead.





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