I WAS DRESSED LIKE A HOMELESS PERSON TO BEG MONEY AT WALMART, I WAS NOT ALLOWED TO GO TO SCHOOL OR TO PLAY BASKETBALL
Mercy Amechi is from Enugu state Nigeria, she was a college athlete and a chef, she currently owns her food business Chyfoodnetwork, (fedup.co/plug/cookwchy) she moved to the United States of America seven years ago to study and also to play basketball; Mercy attended Monroe college in New York where she obtained an associate degree and then moved to Hampton University Virginia, where she also obtained a B.sc in Sport management and business. Growing up, she dreamt of living abroad but also thought that it was a fanciful hope which will never happen, but as God will have it, today she is living in America and living her dreams.
Mercy shares her story about why and how she left Nigeria to pursue her dreams abroad, the challenges she encountered, what kept her going and how she overcame all obstacles to get to where she has always dreamt to be. As a young girl growing up in Nigeria, she hatred going to school, the only thing she loves doing was sport and cooking and that was the only reason she went to school.