- Opani Sarfo, a poor father of 5 has been massively surprised with GHC1,000 after he couldn't stand the lockdown hunger anymore
- The old man who works as a cobbler says he was in his shop hoping to be able to make GHC5 by the end of the day for his family to buy food
- The emotional gesture and video were under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation
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A 56-year-old Ghanaian cobbler called Opani Sarfo who could not endure the lockdown exercise because of extreme hunger broke down in tears on camera after receiving a gift of GHC1,000.
The father of five children was blessed with the gift by individuals in Virginia, USA, under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation under the leadership of Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng.
Opani Sarfo was spotted in his cobbler shop which was in violation of the lockdown exercise put in place by President Nana Akufo-Addo to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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See the video below:
When asked why he was there to work, Sarfo mentioned that he did not have anything at home and hunger was killing his family.
According to Opani Sarfo, he was hoping to be able to make about GHC5 for the day, which his family would use to buy some rice and cook for the day.
This explains why the old man broke down in tears after the Crime Check Foundation boss handed him GHC1,000 cedis to take care of his family in these hard times of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Meanwhile, a similar report was shared by YEN.com.gh in which an old visually impaired woman called Yaya Kwanjit at Saanbona in the North East Region of Ghana with the wish to lie on a mattress before she dies now rejoiced as her wishes had come true.
JoyNews made the presentation of five mattresses and many other gifts in cash and kind as several people had come out to donate massively after the old woman's story was aired.
Yaya Kwanjit, was so overwhelmed when the items reached her, she wouldn’t stop blessing those who sent her the gifts.
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