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Kenyan couple who fell in love while selling mandazi together

A Kenyan woman, Shukrani Mwendia and her husband John Munyi have recalled how they met each other, fell in love and tied the knot.

The two narrated that their relationship started following their common desires and love for work.

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The two met at the Chuka University where Munyi was pursuing pruduction course while Shukrani took Business studies.

Reminiscing their past, the couple told The Standard that Munyi met Shukrani day when she was unwell and he had to take care of her something that boosted their friendship bond.

I came to know she is good in business and so we started cooking mandazi and selling and shortly after, we fell in love,” he said.

The had to quit their Mandazi business following the ban on polythene bags and commenced a market research together to understand the market niches.

After thorough research, the two put forward their skills and knowledge and opened a sugarcane juice shop together.

“My husband is doing his masters in hotel management and so he is very good in production. So he stays in the shop and makes the juice for me while I market it around (I Embu) because I did marketing,” she said.

In a similar story, A Ugandan man, Bosco Sekiranda, narrated how relationship with highschool girlfriend Mercy Lunkuse started with an exchange of Ovacado and Ugali.

Narrating how they fell in love, Bosco disclosed that Mercy was boarding while he was a day scholar at the same school.

The man while speaking at a show, said that during his Highschool time, he was forced to go to school without lunch money because his parents could not afford it.

The beautiful lass also on her side opened up that she used to sell her lunch to other students and would pocket in some good cash in a week.

Bosco said that their friendship started off when he lacked lunch and thought of asking for help from Mercy.

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“I asked her to give me posho (ugali) in exchange for my avocados. I told her that all I needed was something to eat at school. She was quick to buy the idea. That’s how we became friends,” he said.

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