- A passionate young girl has been spotted learning under a solar streetlight in a village in Ghana amid disturbing flies
- In a video online, Janet discloses that she wants to become a doctor to help people in dire need but she has no money
- The emotional video of the determined girl defying odds to receive an education has gained a positive response
- Kingsley Sarpong said: ''We better contribute to support her Education and help make her dream become fruition''
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A determined young girl only identified as Janet has been spotted learning under a solar streetlight amid disturbing flies in a village in Ghana.
Despite the difficulty, Janet's passion for education and learning remains relentless. She desires a career in the health sector.
She told Ghanaian sports journalist Saddick Adams that she wants to become a doctor and help the deprived in society.
''I want to become a doctor and help people in dire need of treatment but don't have money,'' she said.
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In a Facebook account, Adams, with the moniker Sports Obama, disclosed that he met the girl on his way from a farm in his village.
According to him, the girl took advantage of the solar streetlight to learn because there's no electricity in her house.
Watch the video below:
Scores of social media users have reacted massively to the clip as many offered to help. Read some of the comments below.
Kingsley Sarpong said:
''We better contribute to support her Education and help make her dream become fruition.''
Saddick Adams replied:
''Kingsley Sarpong right now she's in school in the village. I've asked someone to speak to her mum if we can connect their house or maybe get her desk and a lamp in the interim.''
Opoku Asare Obed commented:
''This kind of your behavior makes me feel that I have such a great mentor to learn from. May the greatest Lord replenish you and takes his good time to bless you.''
Ato Apronti said:
''Her attitude alone would make her successful in life one day. Sometimes a little bit of struggle in life toughens you up for the greater journey ahead.
''As others struggle because of swollen-headedness, though skins like little Janet would scrape through unscathed.''
Wofa Jay said:
''Yet there are students here in the Cities who watch Telenovela with the available electricity. May her dreams come to pass. I wish I had had the means to help her.''
Kingsley Lorlornyo Avevor
''Saddick Adams, let us get the scholarship secretariat to get her scholarship to the tertiary level. Such kids need the support of society, o gosh, help us to help such in our societies.''
Meet Ghanaian BECE Candidate who has been Studying Under Streetlight for 2 Years
In a similar story, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a hardworking and brilliant Ghanaian student has been spotted studying under a streetlight.
The young student has been learning under that condition for the past two years before her Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The story was shared by Michael Owusu, the business judicial chairperson for CoHSS-KNUST, who confirmed that he had been seeing the girl almost every night for the past two years.
He also indicated that the girl, who lives at Kumasi, Dompase-Aprabo, takes to the street each night because she has no electricity in her house but her seriousness alone has won her his admiration over the years.
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