- A Ghanaian nurse has become an internet sensation due to a kind gesture she showed to a patient
- She took time off her schedule to give the patient a haircut and appealed for support for him
- Her kind gesture has since gone viral with many people applauding her
A Ghanaian nurse known by the Facebook name, Maabs Aduwaa Yankson, has won the hearts of many social media users with her kind gesture and efforts to support one of the hospital’s patients who was in serious need.
The young nurse took to her Facebook page to share a story of a patient who had fallen from a height and had become bed-ridden due to the accident.
She revealed that he was brought into the hospital by some 'Good Samaritans' who saw someone in need of medical attention and did what was required.
The post added that the patient did not even have enough money to buy food.
According to her, the patient was looking unkempt so she decided to make do of her other talents and gave the patient a nice haircut and a clean shave.
She went on to appeal for funds for the patient and revealed that he needed a CT scan which was going to cost GHc 1,110.
After sharing the story, may people who were touched by the gesture took to her Facebook wall to applaud her and also pledge some sort of support for the bedridden patient.
The touching story has been shared over a 1,000 times to create awareness and to get people to support the patient in whatever small way they can.
Many people were moved by her gesture to just ensure that the patient looked his best even though he was not financially sound to fight his predicament.
Some of her friends have started contributing money to aid the patient get the scan and also start his recovery process.
See her post below:
Here are some reactions from Facebook:
Patience noted that nursing was indeed a calling.
Many people including Terence know the kind of heart Maabs has.
Kwame prayed for God's blessing for the 'Barber-Nurse'
Watch: Animated Joke: How Did A Rich Man Help A Poor Man? | Yen.com.gh
YEN is building a platform where Ghanaians can share local news and own experiences with each other. Witnessing an incident?
Want to tell about a local problem? Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome. Send us a message via YEN’s official Facebook page.