Start up story of a Isabiwork artisan with the passion for baking
*Whats your name?
My name Onyema Amata, i am From Delta State, currently in Lagos state.
*Whats the name of your brand?
Thd name of my brand is Sweet Cilia Cakes N More it is Located in Surulere. Though we don’t have an office yet. We are working towards that. We bake and decorate different types of Cakes. We also make pastries.
* What inspired me to start up?
I always knew I was going to venture into business from my secondary school days. I wanted to own a business and be an employer of Labour though the dream was a huge one, baking was only a small part of it.
*Why should anyone use Sweet Cilia Cakes N More?
We offer beyond beautifully designed cakes. We give you delicious cakes made from quality products always. Our pastries and small chops are great.
We offer delivery services too which makes it more convenient for our customers.
Quality is our priority.
*Tell us about the journey so far.
It’s been really challenging. Getting a customer base as a start up is hard work. Being underpriced was another challenge as people were not sure about the quality but when they realized, that challenge became minimal.
*What are your future plans and aspirations?
To take Sweet Cilia Cakes N More to a world class standard while satisfying our customers.
To have branches in strategic places around the country. To create an empire with satisfied staff.
*What gives me the most satisfaction about being a Baker?
The ability to make delicious cakes using different flavors
*What advice can you give to the Nigerian youth looking to start up a brand?
I would advice Nigeria youths Make sure they have the training and funds sufficient enough to start up a business .They should also Invest in equipments because most business need a startup equipment.Be sociable, patient and persistent and above all always believe in yourself.