My dad neglected me; he failed to pay my Gh400 admission fee for SHS - TikTok star Asantewaa

My dad neglected me; he failed to pay my Gh400 admission fee for SHS - TikTok star Asantewaa

  • TikTok star, Asantewaa, opened up about her educational, family, and marriage life
  • The Ghanaian content creator disclosed her father abandoned her at the age of 10 after her mother passed away
  • Asantewaa decried she had a turbulent childhood as a result

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Ghanaian TikTok star and content creator, Asantewaa, has shared her life story about how she was raised, her education, family, and marriage life.

Speaking in an interview with Felix Adomako Mensah, the popular social media star, who shot into the limelight at the peak of the pandemic in 2020, disclosed that she had a turbulent childhood.

Then a 10-year-old, she lacked emotional support after her mother passed because her father was absent in her life.

My dad neglected me; he failed to pay my Gh400 admission fee for SHS - TikTok star Asantewaa
My dad neglected me; he failed to pay my Gh400 admission fee for SHS - TikTok star Asantewaa. Image: crabbimedia
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''It was not easy ... I didn't feel a motherly or fatherly love because my mother passed away when I was 10. My father was not living in Ghana then; he came from Holland to Ghana for the funeral,'' she said.

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She added:

''There was no woman around, so my grandmother came for me and my siblings to live with her. I lived with my grandmother till I got married.''

Born Martina Dwamena, Asantewaa received her early and primary education at the Happy Home Basic School at Lapaz in Accra and Kasoa Pentecost School in the Central Region.

She later went to Winneba Secondary School and completed Nursing & Midwifery Training College in the Ashanti Region.

When Asantewaa gained admittance into high school, her father failed to finance the GHs400.00 admission fee. She bemoaned that period in her life because knew her father could afford it.

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Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that though Wonder Jodocus was born into a financially disadvantaged family, he refused to throw in the towel and has earned a degree from the University of Health atnd Allied Sciences.

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After years of braving the odds, he graduated with a Bachelor of Public Health Nursing degree from the prestigious university in July 2019 and completed his mandatory national service at the Richard Novati Catholic Hospital (Comboni) at Sogakope in the Volta Region.

''I started and completed my mandatory national service this year from April 2020 to April 2021.

In a separate story, Nii Akramah Tagoe is the definition of a fighter and resilience. From hawking to running a local kitchen, his grass to glory story is one that inspires.

He hawked toffees, biscuits, and bagged water at an early age through the stands of the Accra Sports Stadium to earn a living in the 1980s.

Tagoe triumphed through the challenges and turned the lemons life offered him into lemonade.

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