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2018 WASSCE 2nd overall best is now a Kayayo with no help to be a Nurse

Abudu Salah is a 22-year-old Kayayo in Accra. She passed the 2018 WASSCE with excellent results while others with great opportunities at their disposal failed and could not gain admission to the University.

Sadly, she has not been able to further her education to become the nurse she wants to be. 3news.com  first shared the touching story of the 22-year-old Abudu Salah who lives in a slum in Accra written by By Joseph Kobla Wemakor|Accra, Ghana

She never allowed her situation to frustrate her hence she took to being a Kayayo thus a head porter to make ends meet and save towards her education.

According to the story, the 22-year-old has suffered some form of abuse, and poverty but has defied the odds to get her Senior High School education. That is a high level of resilience there. For the sake of such persons, the Free SHS should have come early.

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Abudu Salah was adjudged the second overall best student in the 2018 West African Senior Schools Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).

2018 WASSCE 2nd overall best is now a Kayayo with no help to be a Nurse Her results were breathtaking as she attained six A’s and two B’s. The West African Examination Council (WAEC) referred to her out of this world performance as an excellent performance by all standards. She enrolled her self in SHS through her own savings and some support from her mum.

Where Does Abudu Salah come from?

Abudu Salah is a native of Mamprugo, in Ghana the  Northern Region. Many of the youth in this part of the country move to the south to seek for greener pastures by either working as porters or selling roasted corn along Accra’s busy street and in Kumasi.

Which School did Abudu Salah Attend?

She is a proud ambassador of Ken Hammer Senior High Technical School (KENHASS) located in Goaso, in  Brong Ahafo region in Ghana. Ken Hammer Senior High Technical School (KENHASS) is a fast-growing modern brand of Senior High Technical School

The school operates in partnership with its development partners. The school started with a population of 55 students in 2010, this dropped to just 18 after the 3rd year. However, the school can now boast of almost 1300 students as at January 2017.

Selfless Services of Abudu Salah

Abudu Salah is a peer educator on Ending Child Marriage implemented by the Purim African Youth Development Platform (PAYDP) and supported by UNFPA.

Narrating in an interview how her journey to SHS began, talented Salah disclosed she got herself registered into the Senior High School (SHS) to further her education through personal savings which she acquired working as Kayayo with just a little support from her mother, a petty trader in the north. Joseph Kobla Wemakor

Bring on board all the support, let us make Abudu Salah’s dreams and that of other girls a reality

The world must act now, and it starts with you. We are working hard to get in touch with her. Show your support, good people around the world. Help change the story of Abudu Salah Now!!!

Other touching stories on Ghanaeducationnews.com worth reading are

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Teacher Banned for life for marrying 13-year-old pupil 

Who is Joseph Kobla Wemakor? 

He is an astute advocate for women equality and the environment. His burning desire to use the media to bring light and life to disadvantaged young girls and children knows no bounds. He is an advocate on gender issues. To read the amazing story of this great son of our land click link

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Ghanaeducationnews.com salutes you and supports your efforts to bring hope, help into the life of Abudu and other girls.

How to help Abudu Salah

Message from  Joseph Kobla Wemakor

My name is Joseph Kobla Wemakor the journalist who actually reported on Abudu published by 3news.com.

Anyone who wants to speak to her and even assist her can do so by sending a mail to rodaleen30@gmail.com or contact me on +233243676813 so I can link you up to assist this brilliant lad.

Actually, we have more of these girls who really need help to either go back to school or learn a trade to shape their future.

Please let us all help reach out to them to guarantee them a brighter future.

Half a loaf is better than and better be late than never.

Thanks you in advance.

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  • Godson
    January 16, 2019 at 6:33 pm

    Please provide her contact details. I have s scholarship that can support her through University.

  • Rash
    January 16, 2019 at 7:46 pm

    How can I get to help her. I am in the USA currently and need to know how I can get in touch to help her.

  • David
    January 17, 2019 at 7:46 am

    please can you provide her details and contacts, a group is willing to support her Nursing fees.

  • Fawaz Abubakar
    January 17, 2019 at 8:28 am

    On behalf of a students union in Ghana, we are indeed pleased to help sponsor her entire education and career. Please let’s receive her contact or the one in charge. Our e-mail : suaag2015@gmail.com
    Phone: 0559681821 or 027 855 3634

  • Yussif
    January 17, 2019 at 9:05 am

    please provide contact and we will take it from there

  • Yussif
    January 17, 2019 at 9:25 am

    please assist me with her contact and I wil take it from there

  • Fawaz Abubakar
    January 17, 2019 at 11:55 am

    On behalf of a students union in Ghana, we are pleased to sponsor her entire education and career. Please provide us her contact or the one in charge.
    Our contact: 0559681821 or 0278553634
    Email: suaag2015@gmail.com

  • Issah Suale
    January 17, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    How can one locate her and support. If you can link her up on email address sualemaltiti@gmail.com for me to know which nursing school or school of her choice she wanna attend. Am also from the northern region

  • JOSEPH WEMAKOR
    January 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    My name is Joseph Kobla Wemakor the journalist who actually reported on Abudu published by 3news.com. Anyone who wants to speak to her and even assist her can do so by sending a mail to rodaleen30@gmail.com or contact me on 0243676813 so I can link you up to assist this brilliant lad. Actually we have more of these girls who really need help to either go back to school or learn a trade to shape their future.
    Please let’s all help reach out to them to guarantee them a brighter future.

    Half a loaf is better than and better be late than never.

    Thank you in advance.

  • Isaac Marfo
    January 21, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    Admin, kindly contact me for some discussions.
    We’re currently running a call for applications for Mastercard Foundation Scholarships at KNUST.
    We just posted the advert at mcf.knust.edu.gh she can take advantage of the opportunity.

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