Sambalpur: A daily wager from Sambalpur district of Odisha who had lost his means of livelihood due to the first phase lockdown in March 2020 is now earning thousands every week through online video sharing and social media platform YouTube.
Isak Munda, a resident of Babupali in Sambalpur, had discontinued his studies after Class 7 and used to work as a daily wage worker. While sitting idle during the lockdown, he saw a video on YouTube explaining how one can earn from the platform.
Following it, he decided to start his own YouTube channel. He sold his phone and bought a smartphone on installment. From there he started his YouTube journey with the channel ‘Isak Munda Eating’ that has garnered around 7.4 lakh subscribers.
Isak makes videos about his eating habits life, community, and culture. His videos are being watched by people from across 55 countries and the channel is fetching him lakhs of rupees every month. Many fans have also helped him build his house.