- A photo of Ayimpoka, a Ghanaian albino who lives in Bolgatanga in the Upper East region has won a photographer a cash prize of £5000
- The photographer, Sara De Antonio Feu, is a Spanish volunteer who works with Future For Africa, an NGO.
- Feu has decided to hand over the cash to Ayimpoka's family and her NGO intends to sponsor her education
A Spanish volunteer, Sara De Antonio Feu, who works with Future For Africa, a non-governmental organization, has won a cash prize of £5000 in Tokyo, Japan.
Feu entered a photo of an albino girl, Ayimpoka and her sister, who live at Bolgatanga in the Upper East region, in the 2019 Nikon Photo Contest.
YEN.com.gh understands that everyone at Ayimpoka’s house gives her love and protection.
Feu, per a report by ameyawdebrah.com, took the photo on a day Ayimpoka was recovering from malaria and had a lot of sunburns because she was in the sun all day.
The NGO Feu works for, per reports available, have meanwhile assured her family that they would handle all of Ayimpoka’s educational needs.
The photographer has also told Ayimpoka’s family that she has dedicated the award to her and intends to hand over all the financial benefits to her family.
In other news, a former Big Brother Africa show housemate, Luis Munana, has created animations focused on educating children on specific topics.
Munana, who has been named by Forbes as one of Africa’s biggest game changers, says the animations are available in English as well as African languages.
He added that he developed the concept after his group in the Big Brother House won a competition.
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