Provision of basic goods and services is part of what keeps an economy moving. Tricking down to individuals, making money is basically about providing services for people, and that’s the simple mantra of business. With a lot of traditional business coming online, it’s quite apt that marketplaces exist to help individuals offer their services online. A few months ago, I came across 15ghana, a Ghanaian online marketplace.
15ghana.com is an online marketplace for services and products performed by its users, both digital and physical. It posits itself as helping to provide jobs, freelance services and allowing its users to use their skills to make money. It is a free-to-join platform with only basic contact details required.
Jerome Adjaho, Technical Director at TechNation, the company behind 15ghana, had this to say,
“15ghana is the first and is still the only platform of its kind in Ghana, giving people the opportunity to conveniently make money from their skills, talents and sell products.
Our users get to share their skills/product for cash and by way of doing this earn money from the comfort of their homes. With over 4500 verified services listed and a secured payment platform. buyers/customers don’t have to be worried about being duped.
15ghana.com has created numerous jobs conveniently for a lot of people through making it possible for people to share their skills for cash. With over 4500 sellers on the platform, you don’t have to look further to get a job done being it physical or digital.”
The team currently has 5 members who are:
- FRANCIS HERBERT DOH – Programmer & Product Manager
- DANIEL KORANTENG – App developer
- BARBARA ADU BADU – Marketing Manager
- DAVID ANANE – Graphics Handles graphics designing and website layouts.
- AKOSUA AMOAH NYARKO – Social Media/Support
The startup also has a blog where they share bits of information on how to succeed on the marketplace, and other points to take note of. For anyone who considers freelancing, this is a good starting point. With over 4000 services already listed and rating provided, you know there’s enough competition and some quality assured.
Their social media channels — on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, — are quite active as they look to engage, and educate their users while growing their userbase as well. For more inquiries, reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Now you know where to go when you want to offer your services and make money with your skills as well.
Also published on Medium.