Woman Who Received Ghc1.2 Million Donation after Pretending to be Struggling Mum Reveals She's a Baby Sitter

Woman Who Received Ghc1.2 Million Donation after Pretending to be Struggling Mum Reveals She's a Baby Sitter

  • A woman from Las Vegas recently appealed to the public, claiming she was facing eviction
  • This prompted well-wishers to come flooding in with donations, earning the woman a whopping Ghc1.2 million
  • However, she has now come out to admit that she is only a babysitter and not the mother as was earlier stated

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Dasha Kelly, 32, has explained that she is not the mother of the three children featured in her appeal for funds to pay rent.

Dasha Kelly received KSh 21 million for pretending to be struggling mom.
Dasha Kelly said she and 'her kids' are on the verge of eviction. Photo: CNN
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Kelly said she originally mentioned that she was the mother of the kids because she considers herself to be like a mom to them.

According to a report by CNN, the children's real mother was identified as Shadia Hilo, and their father David Allison.

It also emerged that the kid's father, Allison, was also Kelly's boyfriend.

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GoFundMe to hold on to the cash

The cash donations from well-wishers came in through GoFundMe, but the platform has said that it will hold on to the donations until the information is verified.

Both Hilo, the girl's mother, and Kelly told CNN that the girls would be returning to Hilo's home for the start of the school year.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a young woman with tears in her eyes, took to her Twitter account to share how her babysitter killed her 8-months-old son, as she placed him in the bathtub and slept off.

The mother of the baby, who was identified as @desslorraine on Twitter, posted a collage picture of her late baby boy with the caption:

“My sons babysitter left him unattended in the bathtub and passed. You will never be forgotten. May your beautiful soul Rest In Peace.”

According to the pictures she posted on social media, one could see that the baby boy was rushed to the hospital before he gave up.

The mother posted another picture saying: “RIP Landon. You will always be mommys angel. Fly high baby”

Also paying tribute to the dead baby is popular American reality TV star, Kim Kardashian West, who posted the baby’s picture with the caption: “This breaks my heart. Please pray for this family. Rest peacefully sweet angel.”

Source: YEN.com.gh

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