- Ghanaian innovator, Martin Mensah Kumedzina, has built a mini-aircraft from scratch
- Despite having access to limited resources, the 23-year-old innovator has materialised a life long dream
- He reveals in details, how his journey to becoming a young creative began
At 23, Martin Mensah Kumedzina is beaming with dreams weightier than his struggles and has surmounted herculean hurdles to a near realisation of his dreams.
The young Ghanaian creative has materalised what started as a childhood vision into life and hopes that his mini-airplane would one day take-off into the skies.
While Martin’s plane is obviously too small to carry any flight passengers yet, that is the least of his worries. He tells YEN.com.gh that his journey to building a mini-airplane has been a tussle.
Martin Mensah Kumedzina reveals that he started his creative works at a very young age with dreams as tall as Mount Afadjato but has been greatly restrained because of inadequate resources.
Despite having access to very limited resources, Martin Mensah remains hopeful that regardless of the enormous challenges, he will get his plane into the skies. And added that even the sky won’t be a limit.
He recounts his journey to building what has inspired many across the nation.
‘‘When I completed Junior High School, I put a task on myself that I have to create an aircraft. So when I got to SHS, I started doing research on how the aircraft works even though i don't have the materials still but I [knew] one day I will afford for them and carry out my dreams.
So after I completed my SHS I [got a job to work] as a receptionist at Accra in Ashongman Estate and I moved from Easthern,’’ he tells his story in a way that stirs our interest for more details.
He continued: ‘‘After spending one year I got some money and I bought the materials for the project. I [created] the first one [but] it couldn't fly because I mistake some principles but am still creating the second one which I think it will fly by God's grace,’’ he reveals
Meanwhile, from a very deprived family, a young brilliant Ghanaian boy had to struggle to complete high school and despite having obtained remarkable grades, Abdul Razak, nearly missed an opportunity to pursue tertiary education.
The young intelligent student received admission to study medicine at the University of Development Studies (UDS) but nearly missed the opportunity because his parents couldn’t afford to pay his admission fee before the deadline.
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