In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, June, 2020

Meet Malama Hafsat, The Damaturu Meals Vendor Who Cooks 4 Luggage Of Rice Each day (Photograph)

Meet Malama Hafsat, The Damaturu Food Vendor Who Cooks Four Bags Of Rice Daily (Photo)

Malama Hafsat

Malama Hafsat serving a buyer


One might solely estimate the group of  clients who troop to the residence of 50-year-old Hafsat Idriss every single day to have their fill of her scrumptious rice and beans.

Malama Hafsat, in any other case often called Shama-Shama, operates from her home at Gwange ward in Damaturu metropolis.

Hafsat, who stated she began the enterprise 25 years in the past, is now  a family title to artisans, business bike and tricycle riders, water distributors and  bricklayers amongst many different low earnings earners in Damaturu.

Talking with Kanem Belief, Malama Hafsat, a widow, stated she was impressed into the enterprise as a result of she preferred to do issues to deal with herself and help folks round her.

“I began this enterprise since my husband was alive and have become extra decided to succeed after he died 18 years in the past.

“I instantly began having extra clients and was pressured to improve the enterprise to fulfill their expectations.

“I purchased further pots and constructed a tent outdoors for many who would possibly  need to eat their meals right here.”

She stated on the  peak of the enterprise, she used to prepare dinner 4 baggage of rice and  one bag of beans a day.

She, nevertheless, lamented that the enterprise was turning into more durable and now cooked solely two baggage of rice a day.

Hafsat stated the enterprise was paying as she used it to take care of her household at the same time as a widow.

“I feed my youngsters,  pay their college charges, in each Islamic and western colleges, and married off 4 ladies and two boys amongst my youngsters from the proceed of my enterprise.

“Other than taking good care of myself and household, I present employment to my relations and neighbours, who help me to serve my clients.”

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Lots of her clients stated they patronise the enterprise due to the low value and richness of the meals.

Ali Manu, a tricycle operator, stated he all the time makes positive he comes early in order to not miss it.

Manu, who was additionally shopping for for seven different buddies, stated the value for a plate might go for as little as N50.

One other buyer, Mallam Bukar, advised Kanem Belief that he has been a buyer for a very long time and was all the time interested in its low value and good style.

Malama Hafsat appealed to Governor Buni to incorporate meals distributors, particularly these promoting at dwelling, amongst these to be assisted by his authorities in order to broaden their companies.


Supply: Each day Belief

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