Made homeless by war, Syrians sell furniture to survive
For years, Ali sold used furniture and home appliances for a living. But he never thought Syria's war would one day make him homeless and force him to sell his own. His family is one of dozens stranded in olive groves along the Turkish border, who say they have had to sell their basic possessions to ensure survival.
Ghanaian entrepreneur recycles tyres to create household furniture
Jeffrey Kwabena Yeboah is helping transform waste in Accra, Ghana into household furniture. The entrepreneur uses old tyres to make coffee tables and arm chairs for sale. Yeboah did not want to waste time searching for employment so he decided to start his own business instead.