Efo Korku Mawutor: Ghanaian man Celebrates Stranger who paid his School fees when he had no Support

Efo Korku Mawutor: Ghanaian man Celebrates Stranger who paid his School fees when he had no Support

  • A brilliant Ghanaian young man who saw himself through high school found it impossible to further his education due to financial limitations
  • He applied for scholarships and went as far as meeting the rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism but could not get assistance
  • He was later sponsored by a kind woman called Madam Makafui Aku Akpah, a sister to one Gladys Akpah, who was his teacher

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Efo Korku Mawutor, a young Ghanaian man has told an emotional story of how a lady he knew from nowhere decided to personally foot his bills in order for him to pursue further education.

In a post on his LinkedIn handle, Mawutor indicated that he was able to secure admission to study at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, in 2015 and 2016, but had to sit out due to a lack of financial support.

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"I had paid my own school fees throughout senior High school cos my parents could not afford it. And I was catering to two of my younger siblings," he recalls.
Efo Korku Mawutor and Madam Akpah who helped pay his fees
Efo Korku Mawutor and Madam Akpah Photo credit: Efo Korku Mawutor via LinkedIn
Source: UGC

Mawutor indicates that he went as far as visiting the rector of the school personally, to beg for a chance to pay the fees later and also applied for a Mastercard scholarship at the Ashesi University to no avail.

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According to the brilliant young man, one of his teachers, Gladys Akpah, made him aware that her sister, Madam Makafui Aku Akpah, would be able to support him, and based on that, he applied again in the year 2017.

"And guys, this woman who didn't even know my name, nor had ever seen my face, paid my admission fees to enter the university in 2017. Her generosity is what set me on the path to reaching where I am today," Mawutor said.

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Life lessons from his story

Mawutor concluded the story with three powerful lessons as follows:

  1. Live a life worth recommending.
  2. Gold-hearted humans exist in this world, no matter how many dark ungrateful hearts you meet on a daily.
  3. God's Not Dead

Student supported by Kwadwo Sheldon bags first class

As YEN.com.gh has also reported, well-known Ghanaian YouTuber Kwadwo Sheldon, legally known as Bernard Kwadwo Amoafo has recently shared a piece of exciting news on social media.

In a post sighted by YEN.com.gh on his verified Facebook page, Sheldon shared that one of the university students he usually supports with their semester fee successfully graduated with a first-class degree.

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