Sarah Obeng Amoako: Meet Ghanaian lady Living with Autism who Makes Beautiful Slippers

Sarah Obeng Amoako: Meet Ghanaian lady Living with Autism who Makes Beautiful Slippers

  • A 22-year-old Ghanaian lady, Sarah Obeng Amoako, is turning slippers into stunning pieces of art for sale
  • Sarah lives with autism and her mother, Esther, tells YEN.com.gh that the young lady is a great blessing to her family
  • A video showing how the 22-year-old goes about her artwork has been sighted YEN.com.gh

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Sarah Obeng Amoako, a 22-year-old Ghanaian lady, has become an expert at making beautiful slippers in spite of the fact that she lives with autism.

Her mother, Madam Esther, who spoke to YEN.com.gh, indicated that Sarah is a great blessing to the entire family with her brilliance, talent, and creativity.

"She is such a great blessing to us. Because of her slippers, we are already getting orders from outside Ghana, although this started not long ago," Sarah's mother further indicated.

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See a video of Sarah making the slippers below:

According to Madam Esther, she discovered that Sarah had a special ability when the young lady started arranging things around the house very neatly and creatively.

"I decided to let her be an apprentice with a woman who makes these slippers and now, look at the result! We thank Jehovah!" the happy mother said.
Sarah Obeng Amoako: Meet lady Living with Autism who Makes Beautiful Slippers
Sarah Obeng Amoako Credit: Afi Antonio
Source: Facebook

Beautiful pictures of Sarah's designs were also shared on Facebook by Afi Antonio, the founder of the Afi Antonio Foundation, who has also become widely known as a strong advocate seeking inclusion for persons living with autism.

"Autism is not a disability, it is a condition. Stop the stigma! Let's love and accept persons living with autism," Afi mentioned.

Sarah's mother can be reached on 0240453359.

In an equally heartwarming story, a talented Ghanaian girl by the name Franklina has amassed a lot of admiration on social media after her brilliant works were shared online.

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The post was originally shared on the official Twitter handle of iGRED which works on SDGs’ aligned initiatives to promote GenderEquality, Education, Development & Safety of women & girls.

In pictures that were made public, the 11-year-old primary six student designed a beautiful house with three cars all of which were made of just paper.

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