- A middle-aged woman born without arms has defied all odds to impact the lives of disabled children very positively
- Louisa Enyonam heads a school as a headmistress after self-funding her own foundation to improve the lives of the disabled
- In a video, Louisa is sighted performing normal teaching and learning activites that require the use of hands, with her mouth and feet
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Louisa Enyonam Ansah is a woman born without arms who has dedicated her life and resources to improving the lives of children living with disabilities through her role as a headmistress and also a leader of the Enyonam Short Foundation.
A video documentary by UTV indicates that Louisa won a presidential award for her massive exploits and she was also one of the top five winners of season five of the MTN Heroes of Change programme.
The hardworking and passionate woman at the community of Nsawam-Otoase in the Greater Accra who is reportedly in her mid-forties transforms the lives of disabled children. Many of them who used to be beggars on the streets have found a meaningful life from Louisa's exploits.
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Watch the short documentary on Louisa below:
She started her foundation as a young teacher who gathered her salary to accommodate children living with disabilities.
From there, her dreams for children living with disabilities started growing bigger and bigger. According to Enyonam, she did not have it easy at all growing up especially at school.
She noticed that schools are not built to be disability-friendly and took it upon herself to make a change in the society particularly for disabled children.
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In her own words,
"When I got here, [Nsawam-Otoase], I told myself that, I need land to build a school and which people with disabilities will one day attend and feel at home.
"So that the way I went through school which was not easy for me, they will find it a little bit easy to access the school and get to whatever level they want to attain."
In the documentary, Enyonam is captured performing normal teaching and learning activities such as writing on a marker board with her mouth, recording students' marks with her feet and also taking her of her children like a real mother.
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Louisa's story shows that everyone can be a positive change in society, beyond all challenges if only they put their minds to it.
In other exciting news, highly sought-after singer and songwriter from Jamaica popularly known as Popcaan has bought a whopping $5.5m mansion in Ghana on the back of Ghana's Year of Return commemoration.
The top Jamaican artiste made the eye-popping revelation in a video he posted on his official social media handle. In the video, Popcaan who is also known as the Unruly Boss flaunted the huge mansion, showing different amazing parts and the internal designs.
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