- A generous young man identified as Ekow Simpson has built a new library for a rural community in Ghana
- Ghanaian YouTuber Wode Maya disclosed via Twitter that Simpson built the structure with his (Simpson's) YouTube channel
- He uploaded impressive images of the new library on social media, generating reactions from the internet
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A kind-hearted Ghanaian man identified as Ekow Simpson has built a new library for a rural community in Ghana with support from donors.
Trailblazing Ghanaian YouTuber Berthold Kobby Winkler Ackon, popularly known as Wode Maya, shared images of the new structure on social media.
Wode Maya disclosed that Ekow Simpson used his (Simpson's) YouTube channel to build the library, adding that he's so proud of him.
Sharing the proud moment
''My guy, @EkowESimpson used his YouTube channel to build a library for a rural community in Ghana. I’m so proud of you bro,'' he wrote on Twitter.
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In an interview with YEN.com.gh, he disclosed that residents in the community were happy with the gesture.
"They were happy about the library,'' adding that ''I was also happy that I could help''.
Simpson revealed that he's the headteacher at the Afrangua D/A Basic School in the Central Region, where he built the library.
He further sent out a message of gratitude to his US-based friend Gary Oteng, Ben Yehudah, Felicia Boamah, and Yaa Asantewa, who made the library building project possible.
He also thanked persons who responded to his appeals on YouTube and donated via a GoFundMe account.
This story was updated on Tuesday, May 3, after an interview with Ekow Simpson.
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