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Dan Tupos Webale: Kenyan Mechanic in Canada Selling Chapati at KSh 322 Each

Dan Tupos Webale
Dan Tupos Webale moved to Canada in 2012 and now lives in Hamilton City in the Canadian Province of Ontario. Photo: Webale.

A Kenyan man based in Canada has revealed he works as a mechanic and part-time sells chapati and samosas to earn a living.

Dan Tupos Webale moved to Canada in 2012 and now lives in Hamilton City in the Canadian Province of Ontario.

Webale is a popular figure in Hamilton and has many clients for both his mechanic and cooking hustles.

Speaking to Kenya Diaspora Media, Webale said mechanic work is his main job as in Canada it’s in demand.

He revealed he works from Monday to Monday as he is ever busy.

The Kenyan said getting a rest is not easy but most times he collaborates with other compatriots as they are a community to supply the chapatis when demand is too high.

During the evenings he cooks chapati and samosas and most times he gets orders for more than 100 chapatis.

He charges 2.50 dollars per chapati which is around KSh 322.

He delivers his chapatis not just in Hamilton but to other cities in Canada like Toronto and Vancouver.

Webale hails from Bungoma County and studied Radio and TV broadcast at USIU, he said had a passion for cooking and cars from a young age.

In Canada, he studied as a truck and coach technician at Mohawk College.

Webale encouraged Kenyans planning to relocate to Canada to be willing to work hard as it is the only way to succeed.

He is grateful for his parents and siblings who always keep in touch with him and have never pressured him financially.

Meanwhile, WoK covered the inspirational story of Doline Nyambati.

The Kenyan whose US-based business centres on making Kenyan food such as mahamri, chapati and samosas.

She ships them across the country through the postal service.