The Ghanaian dream has been in existence since independence. Every Ghanaian dreams of a happy life devoid of debts, poverty and ill health.
The Ghanaian dream remains the same for every Ghanaian but the dreamer’s taste may change depending on the social class the dreamer is from. The Ghanaian dream consist of the following`
1. The Dream House
Ghana’s housing deficit has made home ownership a dream in Ghana. Every Ghanaian wants to be a landlord or landlady at a certain point in time. Rent advance and monthly rent repayments have a heavy toll on the personal finances of most Ghanaians.
The Ghanaian home ownership dream is not just about the house but also the location which greatly depends on the social class and income levels of the dreamer.
2. The Dream Car
The hustle for uncomfortable public transport coupled with the country’s bad transportation system make car ownership a dream for every Ghanaian. Ghanaians don’t like the stress of hustling for public transport and waiting in long queues for hours just to board a bus. The Ghanaian dream car is the SUV popularly called 4X4. Ghanaians love these types of cars of the bad roads in the country. The Ghanaian dream of having a car is at its peak during the rainy season where commuters find it difficult moving from one place to the other
No matter how nice your house is, Ghanaians will never deem you successful until you have a very nice car preferably a 4X4
3. The Dream Business
Every Ghanaian is a businessman or woman and dreams of owning their own business. Ghanaians normally want to make profit from every business opportunity and have a soft spot for businessmen and women. Ghanaians who are unemployed and idle at home are seen as lazy in the sight of the society. The dream business also comes with social recognition and respect whiles putting food on the table for the family.
So if you want to make a Ghanaian dream come through think about a house, a car and a business.