University of Ghana, Legon Alumnus Who Earns GH₵5k After Moving To Turkey To Teach Recounts His Story

University of Ghana, Legon Alumnus Who Earns GH₵5k After Moving To Turkey To Teach Recounts His Story

  • Arnold Ababio, a Turkey-based Ghanaian young man has recently opened up about how he became a teacher
  • The former University of Ghana, Legon student shared that he got the chance to travel abroad through a friend and that same person advised him about the career path to take
  • The young man revealed that he makes GH₵5,000 from his job and spends about GH₵2,500 on rent and utilities

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A Ghanaian young man by the name of Arnold Ababio has recently been granted an interview on SVTV Africa where he shared his journey to becoming a teacher abroad.

In the video, Arnold revealed that he makes around GH₵5,000 teaching Psychology, History and Geography in an international school in Turkey.

University of Ghana alumnus becomes teacher in Turkey
Ghana cedis, Arnold sharing his story Photo credit: SVTV Africa/ YouTube
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Recounting his story, the young man revealed that after studying Political Science at the University of Ghana, Legon, he decided to continue his life outside the country and with the help of a friend, he moved to Turkey.

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According to Arnold, the initial plan was to go do business there but after an advice from his friend, he opted for teaching.

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The young man revealed that he spends about GH₵2,500 of his monthly salary on accommodation and utilities alone.

The University of Ghana past student shared more about his journey in the video linked below;

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Ghanaian man by the name of Benjamin Kwakye was recently been granted an interview by DJ Nyami on SVTV Africa where he opened up about how his teaching career came to an end due to his Ghanaian accent.

The video sighted by on YouTube had Benjamin recounting that he was once a basic school teacher until he got the chance to travel abroad after getting married.

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When he arrived in the US, he struggled understanding anything people around him would say due to the accent and also had issues with people understanding what he says.

Knowing that there was a communication barrier, Benjamin felt there was no way he would teach for people there to understand him hence made the decision to part ways with his teaching career and embrace a new one.

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