- A 33-year-old physically-challenged Ghanaian is making great gains as a farmer
- Despite his disability, Kwasi Kumvepueru, has a 37-acre farm and employs abled men to work on his farm
- The native of Miawani in Kintampo North District of Bono East Region, born a normal baby but became physically challenged at a tender age
In spite of being physically-challenged, 33-year-old farmer, Kwasi Kumvepueru, lives almost every day working on his farm with a hope of materializing a dream of becoming Ghana's best farmer one day.
The indigene of Miawani in Kintampo North District of Bono East Region, was born without any birth defect but became physically-challenged at a tender age due to issues he considers private.
According to myjoyonline.com, Kwasi rides a small motorbike for few minutes to get to his 37-acre farm daily to attend to his crops and he spends nearly 30 minutes to inspect three traps he has set for game.
He targets squirrels, bush rabbits, rats and wild guinea fowls which provide good food for the family whenever he is lucky to have a good hunt.
Kwesi defines determination and resilience, making the most of his gifts.
Despite being physically challenged, Kwasi can boast of large stock of agricultural crops and livestock; yam, cassava, groundnut, maize, goats, sheep, and poultry.
According to myjoyonline.com, Kwasi averagely he makes GHC10, 000 each good farming season, besides what he feeds his family with.
And he has been working with the abled men he employs employs to work on his farmlands.
The greatly-talented farmer is also a mechanic, butcher, pub operator and cobbler.
Kind-hearted Kwasi looks forward to being able to help other vulnerable people, especially, farmers.
Kwasi Kumvepueru hopes that one day, he'll be adjudged the National Best Farmer Award.
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