Meet visually impaired Ghanaian female student who makes gari to take care of herself

Meet visually impaired Ghanaian female student who makes gari to take care of herself

  • A Ghanaian student named Jennifer who was born blind is able to fend for herself through school by processing gari
  • It is indicated that Jennifer was able to teach herself many skills including gari-making, using the computer and speaking many languages
  • She dreams of becoming a renowned journalist in Ghana

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Jennifer, a visually impaired young lady who appears to be in her early 20s has disclosed she is able to take care of herself in school by working.

In a video that was shared by Daniel, a gentleman who revealed on Twitter he is a cousin to the lady, Jennifer was seen processing gari, otherwise known as cassava flakes.

The young lady indicated that processing gari entails a lot of activities to make sure it is done to perfection, but she is able to take care of it despite her disability.

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Meet visually impaired Ghanaian female student who makes gari to take care of herself
Meet visually impaired Ghanaian female student who makes gari to take care of herself Credit: @daniel62132199
Source: Twitter

Jennifer further explained that her mother who used to do the trade with her support is currently not doing too well and she had to take over to make sure the money keeps coming.

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According to Jennifer's cousin, she was born with visual impairment but was able to teach herself many arts and skills including using the computer.

He also added that the young lady aspires to be a journalist and encouraged social media users to retweet as her helper might be on their page.

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In other news, Helina, a Ghanaian market woman who was interviewed by YEN.com.gh's Nanaday as part of the usual market survey conducted by YEN has revealed she was able to buy two cars from the business.

According to the young lady, the cars are only some of the many things she was able to get for herself over the eight years she has sold the goods, as there is more that she cannot disclose on camera.

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When asked why she decided to go into the sale of wele, also known as meat coat, the lady indicated that she had stayed with a woman who was into that business and decided to simply take over from her.

Source: YEN.com.gh

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