Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa Who Went To KNUST At 13 Stranded In Accra After Admission To Pursue Master's In US

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa Who Went To KNUST At 13 Stranded In Accra After Admission To Pursue Master's In US

  • At 18, a Ghanaian girl has become the only teenager to be admitted into New Mexico University in Albuquerque, USA for a master's degree programme
  • However, Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa needs $46,000 which her family cannot afford to make her dream a reality
  • The young lady made history when she was only 13 as the youngest ever student to enter a university in Ghana

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Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa, the Ghanaian girl who still holds the record of being the youngest ever student admitted into a tertiary institution is on the verge of losing her admission to pursue a master's degree programme.

According to who spoke with Ruth's father, she has been successfully enrolled in at the New Mexico University in Albuquerque, USA to study a master’s programme in Computer and Optical (Fibre Optics) Engineering.

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However, the young lady who is now 18 years and is the only teenager the American university has ever admitted in its history for master's degree, is currently unable to undertake the programme due to lack of funds.

Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa the 18-year-old KNUST graduate
Photos of Ruth Ama Gyan-Darkwa Photo credit: @DannyNo22447454/Twitter
Source: UGC

Her father, Kwadwo Gyan-Darkwa, a tutor at a senior high school in Kumasi, reveals that the Minister of Education who earlier promised to help Ruth explained that the scholarship programmes available do not cover schools in the United States.

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However, the information has come at a time when the admission has already been procured, leaving Ruth with no option than to hope for external assistance to foot the $46,000 required to start her programme.

For now, she has begun her course online, but the 18-year-old could have the admission revoked if she is unable to raise her fees by the end of the first semester.

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“The admission has already been offered and it is late to decline and go look for another admission elsewhere. We cannot disappoint her. If we even get half the support, it will help her as the university has also promised to help her access some scholarship to support her studies,” Ruth's father says.

Ghanaian Lady Gertrude Bluttey Who Begged For GH₵20k For Kidney Disease Surgery In March Still In Pain

In another sad development, Gertrude Bluttey, a young and brilliant Ghanaian lady was schooling at Benki Media Institution when she sadly developed kidney disease

The 32-year-old had been admitted to the hospital and needed GH₵20k to undertake a redemptive surgical produce is reliably informed that since March 2022, when Gertrude came out to ask social media users for help, nobody donated

Benevolent well-wishers are entreated to make their donations via the MOMO number 0242123996 with the account name Gertrude Bluttey

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