Are you trying to make ends meet? But it’s looking like these ends had a heated breakup and don’t want to get back together. You can console yourself with what I call, the upsides of being poor.

You can successfully avoid billing

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You can be sure that nobody will ask you to help them out because their grandpa swallowed a shovel. You can’t pour from an empty cup.

All the love you receive will be real

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Remember the popular saying “I want you to love me for who I am not what I have”? Well, since you have nothing, people have no choice but to love you for who you are.

Entry into heaven is confirmed

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According to The Bible sha.  Apparently, it’s easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than it is for a rich man to enter heaven. Poor on earth, rich in heaven sounds like a great deal to me.

You have no fear of losing anything

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Rich people are always afraid of losing their phones or wallets, but you won’t have to worry because you have neither. You can’t be robbed either. Peace of mind >>>

Gym membership? What’s that?

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That’s one less expense to worry about. Life will help you watch your weight. 

You will channel your inner creative

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If necessity is the mother of invention, then poverty is the father. Because you’re down on resources, you’ll be innovative by force. 

The perfect excuse to stay at home

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People don’t expect to see you at events because, well, you’re poor. Attending those family gatherings and boring parties won’t be a problem anymore.

Because we don’t do boring parties here,  you just KNOW HERtitude will be fire. A party where all hot babes assemble! Click here to buy your tickets.



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