12-year-old model with autism Yacoba stuns in beautifu birthday photos

12-year-old model with autism Yacoba stuns in beautifu birthday photos

For most children with autism in Ghana, their lives are confined to the indoors of their homes and those who go out are carefully monitored.

But a little girl with this condition seems to be charting a path which could be described as uncharacteristic of those with the disorder.

12-year-old Yacoba Tete-Marmon wants has started a career professional model and she is already making some giant strides.

12-year-old girl with autism Yacoba stuns as she models on her birthday (Photos)

Yacoba with her infectious smile (Photo: Afi Antonio)

To mark her 12th birthday which fell on Tuesday, October 16, Yacoba dressed up beautifully and modelled for a photo shoot.

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In photos sighted by YEN.com.gh, Yacoba was dressed in a colourful Kente with ornaments to match as she gave an infectious smile for the cameras.

Yacoba's trainer and manager, Afi Antonio who organised the photoshoot shared the photos on Facebook to wish Yacoba a happy birthday.

"Happy birthday my girl, my baby, my pretty model living with AUTISM. I love you Yacoba

Let's help her modeling carrier by signing her up for billboard ads, brands and products promotions etc. Let's give children living with autism same opportunities given to others.

I am for inclusion

Autism is not a tragedy, ignorance is...

Makeup by Sally Embil

Photos by Nana Akua Owusua Knii Reggie

Venue Arts Center Accra

Josephine Bankole your daughter is a princess," Afi wrote.

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Afi also shared photos of herself with Yacoba who was dressed in a white dinner dress and called for support for Yacoba' modelling career.

"Just because it's the princesses birthday

Autism can never stop Yacoba, my model living with autism.

Possibilities abound �

Let's help her modeling carrier by signing her up for billboard ads, brands and products promotions etc. Let's give children living with autism same opportunities given to others.

I am for inclusion�

Yacoba's makeup by Sally Embil

Myself & Gina's makeup by Lyna-paula Adwoa Agropah

Models Gina Akala, Myself and Yacoba

All Outfit by Bri Wireduah

Fascinator & hair accessory by Gloria Abla Pwamang

Cake by Nhanha Ekua Papabi

Photos by Nana Akua Owusua Knii Reggie," she wrote.

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In a chat with YEN.com.gh, Afi Antonio disclosed that Yacoba had been under training for just about a year now.

Looking at the photos Yacoba looked very much like a model. We wish her a happy birthday and pray her dream comes true.

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Meanwhile, a young Ghanaian teacher, Michael Owusu Afriyie, has gone viral after he sewed 18 new uniforms for pupils in his school using his own money.

Michael, who is popularly known as Teacher Kwadwo because of comic skits he does, revealed that he has challenged himself to sew 18 new uniforms for 18 pupils every month and this is the first batch.

In a Facebook post sighted by YEN.com.gh, Teacher Kwadwo revealed that he was using his own salary and the revenue he gets from the funny videos he uploads to YouTube.

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