|Samsul Arifin. (Photo: Special)|
Being a young businessman is a dream of many people. For Samsul Arifin, a 5th semester student of the Management Study Program at the University of Muhammadiyah Malang (UMM) earned an income of tens of millions of rupiah every month because his online business which was done since the first time became a student.
Because of his awareness did not want to depend on his parents, this Banjarmasin student tried to help ease the burden on parents by starting an online business. He sold one of the facial mask products that were currently being loved by students, namely Spirulina face mask.
With a capital of only one bottle of Spirulina mask for three thousand rupiahs, he was now able to earn IDR 10 million every month. Samsul was born from a family that was quite sufficient but Samsul was well aware that he could not forever depend on his parents.
|Spirulina face mask. (Photo: Special)|
"We don't know what will happen in the future, what will happen to our parents' work. Even the worst possibility is when parents suddenly die. Therefore I want to live independently that has my own income and contributing to their happiness, "said Samsul interviewed (20/7).
Students who already had around 400 resellers in Indonesia were also often invited in several activities and entrepreneurship seminars. Samsul was appointed as a mentor to help and teach some of the entrepreneurial theories that were obtained in college to the resellers.
Although there were many sellers of similar mask products, Samsul still feels optimistic. He claimed that the advantage which distinguished him from other sellers was applying the management theory that he got in college. As a result, he became one of the biggest distributors in Malang. (Win)