Afolabi is a native of Ikirun, Ilesa in Osun State. He is popularly known as with his twin brother as “TWO BOYS”. A 32 year old farmer from a poor background who started making earning for his livelihood doing menial jobs as a block making as a result of father’s inability to send him and brother to school. He said in his father’s words “The two of you should decide which one is to go for Higher Learning”.
Afolabi got admission into the one year modern and sustainable training programe at the Leventis Foundation Agricultural Training School, Ilesa, Osun State in 2006 and after he graduated started with the dry season vegetable farming with N 3380 (Three thousand, three hundred and eighty naira only) and hulking of poultry products.
He applied for the Micro-credit from the Foundation and ventured into Fishery, Cassava farming and production of poultry inputs. Over the years, Afolabi went from nothing to becoming a millionaire. He presently has over 12 Hectares of cassava farm, 8 hectares of cocoa farm, 12 hectares of maize farm and poultry with capacity of over 12,000 birds. He has a registered farm called TWO BOYS, a house of his own and cars.
He appreciates Leventis Foundation Nigeria for the training which transformed his life.
Afolabi Kehinde at his stand during the 30th Anniversary Exhibition