Ricardo Adams the Grass Barber


Ricardo Adams (30), a young entrepreneur from Jeffrey's Bay, started his landscaping business back in 2009 with just  two machines and one small bakkie. Fastfoward to 2015, he now has managed to grow his business and provide employment to five other young people in his community. Ricardo got a hand up from the National Youth Development Agency to purchase additional equpiment for his business, through the NYDA grant programme.
In 2007, Ricardo was involved in car accident which paralyzed him from the waist down. This life changing event forced him to see life and his future differently. He remainded positive despite the hardship he faced. When he saw the gap, to provide garden maintenance services in his community, he didnt let anything hold him back. "My passion for entreprenuership and motivation allowed me to remain as one of the top yard maintainance businesses in Jeffery's Bay", says Ricardo.