Old Student Of Yaa Asantewaa Girls On Verge Of Losing UMAT Admission, Begs For Help To Pay Fees

Old Student Of Yaa Asantewaa Girls On Verge Of Losing UMAT Admission, Begs For Help To Pay Fees

  • A young Ghanaian lady has pleaded with organisations, groups and individuals to come to her aid and support her enrol at the University
  • Harriet passed the 2022 WASSCE but has been unable to go to the university due to financial constraints
  • She needs an amount of almost GH¢6000 if her desire to attain tertiary education will materialise

Harriet Owusuaa Afrane, a brilliant young lady, is appealing for financial support if her hopes of pursuing further education will come to fruition.

The old student of Yaa Asantewaa Girls' Senior High School who sat for the 2022 West African Secondary School Certificate Exams (WASSCE) passed with good grades as she got As in four subjects and Bs in four other subjects respectively

Photo of Harriet Owusuaa Afrane
Young lady seeks support to pay university fees Photo credit: Harriet Owusuaa Afrane
Source: UGC

Speaking to YEN.com.gh, the 19-year-old revealed that she has been offered admission at the University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to pursue a bachelor's programme in Mining Engineering, however, she fears she might miss out on the opportunity due to her parents' financial challenges.

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The resident of Ohwim Amanfrom is expected to pay GH¢3000 as academic user facility fees and an additional GH¢2965 for resident accommodation in order to have realistic expectations of pursuing tertiary education.

"Last year, I was admitted to read the same course, but my parents were unable to raise the money for my fees, so I had to stay home."

With Thursday, October 26 set as the deadline for the payment of fees, Harriet is appealing to benevolent individuals, organizations and groups to come to her aid and help achieve her dreams.

It was stated clearly in her admission letter that her spot would be given to someone on the waiting list if she was unable to pay the fees after October 26.

Persons who would want to contact Harriet to find out more about her situation can reach her on 0530961311.

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Boy fears losing admission as he is unable to pay his fees

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a brilliant young man, Emmanuel Appiah, who was able to get admission to the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED), also appealed for urgent help.

Emmanuel told YEN.com.gh that he currently needed a total of about 1,400 to settle his tuition fees in order not to lose his place by Jan 20, 2022.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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