Arguably one of the finest female comedians in the Gambia, 28-year-old Gambian comedian Tida Jobe is painstakingly working on producing two educational and impactful life lessons comic series: “Mammy Rose the House Help” and “Killer, the Hustler,” targeted to impact the lives of young people in the country positively.
With many followers on social media, the talented comedian is moving to put social issues in comedy to educate and inspire young people on the hustle with two edutainment series.
‘Mammy Rose, The House Help’ is a series that depicts a poor young woman being mistreated by society because of her condition but will never relent in her quest to change her position. Regarded as mentally unstable and being used, Mammy Rose will stun society and become responsible through hard work.
The other series, titled ‘Killer The Hustler”, revolves around a young man who is into multiple works to earn more money and get rich in the country. According to her, the struggle and sweat of “Killer the Hustler “represents countless young Gambians restlessly working to get rich and change situations for the better.
Born in Lamin but raised in Sanchaba, Tida is known for her witty humor and comedy that gets the audience’s raving.
The talented comedian who teaches and educates through comedy conducts skits showing the challenges and life experiences of everyday Gambian people and society. Tida is the most followed Gambian comedian on TikTok and Instagram.
According to her, Gambians and followers of her work can expect a highly educative comic work in her upcoming series.
“This series will be an educational series portraying real-life issues and solutions. People should watch out for things like house help and hustling. This series entails a lot. My videos are all based on teachings about real-life situations of Gambians,” she told The Alkamba Times.
However, working on edutainment projects is financially intensive, and the comedian is battling financial constraints hampering her work.
She has also expressed openness to partnerships with institutions ready to partner with her on these projects.