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Meet Kenyan Man Making Ksh10,000 Daily By Showing People Directions In The Streets Of Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya's capital, is known as the "country of opportunity," drawing tens of thousands of young people there each day in search of employment and the chance to create bright futures for themselves.

There are more people looking for work than there are positions available. As a result, hundreds of thousands of Kenyans have had to get innovative in finding legitimate means to support themselves.

Michael Mureithi, better known as Jopinto, is a typical Kenyan who makes a profession helping the lost and confused find their way about Nairobi in exchange for a small charge.

In a recent interview, Michael explained that after living in the city for some time, he realized that many people frequently asked for directions and decided to start a business to meet this need.

He claimed that the poor job market and declining economy were what ultimately convinced them to go into company together.

Jopinto opened out about the company's current situation and said that, on the daily average, more than a hundred customers need his help.

He added that he asks Sh100 for general directions and Sh150 to take a customer exactly where they want to go.

It's easy to do the math and see that on a good day, Jopinto can make as much as Sh10,000 or more, depending on the type of service chosen by the customer.

Given that he probably works Sunday through Sunday, multiplying this by 30 days gets us to at least Sh300,000.

This is far higher than the salaries of most entry- and mid-level government and private sector workers.

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