I wish to lie on a mattress before I die - Old Ghanaian woman in video

I wish to lie on a mattress before I die - Old Ghanaian woman in video

- Yaya Kwanjit, an old lady at Saanbona in the North East Region of Ghana has said her only wish is to lie on a mattress before she dies

- According to Yara who is both poor and blind, she is unable to get any life she desires as there are still days that she does not eat due to lack of money

- Yara indicates she has 2 children but all of them have moved to Southern Ghana for greener pastures

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An old visually impaired woman called Yaya Kwanjit at Saanbona in the North East Region of Ghana has stated her utmost wish in life, stating all she wants in life is to lie on a mattress.

A documentary made by JoyNews reveals that the old woman who does not know her age has two children who do not live with her.

According to Yaya, her two kids migrated to Southern Ghana in search of greener pastures and out of the two, only one of them visits her periodically.

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In an interview, the old woman indicates that she got blind after she gave birth to her second child and she believes that if she had money to take care of herself, she would have still had her sight.

She also added that even though she does not know her age, she believes to be way younger than how she looks and attributes her looks also to a lack of money.

At her old age and in her condition, Yaya narrates how she goes some days without food. According to her, being poor simply means not having the ability to afford what one likes.

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She says there are times she wishes to drink malt, eat banku and other meals but sometimes, all she has is water which she drinks throughout the day.

Yaya mentions that the only thing she wants now beyond all else is to lie on a mattress at least before death takes her away.

In other news, a very old woman identified as Maa Adjoa who's a mother of five has reportedly had to live alone in a village called Takorase after all her children abandoned her for city life.

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The story was made public by a gentleman called Francis Matey who revealed he and his workmates were sent on a National Identification Authority (NIA) mission at the village.

According to Francis, Maa Adjoa indicated that all her three sons and two daughters left her to live elsewhere in cities and have never even returned to pay her a visit.

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