104-Year-Old Widow who Sleeps on a Mat Has Her Room Transformed By Charity, Emotional Photos Melt Hearts

104-Year-Old Widow who Sleeps on a Mat Has Her Room Transformed By Charity, Emotional Photos Melt Hearts

  • The 104-year-old widow slept on a mat in a shabby room before Kessben Outreach Foundation transformed the place
  • The local charity organisation in Ghana provided the centenarian a bed and other useful items to make her life comfortable
  • While some netizens were moved by the kind deed and photos, many thanked the widow's benefactors

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A widowed centenarian who sleeps on a mat in a shabby room has had her place transformed by the local charity organisation Kessben Outreach Foundation in Ghana.

According to social media user Sammy Adu Boakye, the 104-year-old grandmom's eight children and husband have passed away.

The charity provided her with a new bed and mattress to ensure the centenarian sleeps in a decent room, said Boakye.

Photos of 104-year-old widow who got help.
104-year-old widow and her benefactor. Photo credit: Sammy Adu Boakye.
Source: Facebook

Widow's feeding and medical care

Boakye assured that the widow would not have to worry about her medical care and fending for herself.

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''She feels she can die peacefully now. Her upkeep is fully secured. Feeding and medical assured. Help someone when you can ... Little acts of kindness. Thanks to all who support us,'' he said on Facebook.

Scores of netizens have reacted to the heartwarming photos accompanying the post.

See the images below:

104-year-old widow who sleeps on a mat gets help.
The 104-year-old widow and her benefactor. Photo credit: Sammy Adu Boakye.
Source: Facebook

104-year-old widow who sleeps on a mat has her room transformed.
The 104-year-old widow sitting on her new bed. Photo credit: Sammy Adu Boakye.
Source: Facebook

Netizens in their feelings over Sammy Adu Boakye's post

Akuamoah Augustine posted:

God bless every partner of the Kessben Outreach Foundation. God Bless you, uncle Sammy.

Maame Esi Kweinuwa Alph commented:

May God bless you all abundantly.

SirChristian GH said:

Service to humanity.

Nyameama Ahwenepa Ama Abrafi commented:

God bless you.

Lada Lada posted:

May the blessings of the Almighty God be upon you and your family, bro.

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Agyakoma Nimo Elizabeth said:

God richly bless you for your kind-hearted.

Evans Awuah George commented:

God bless Kessben outreach foundation.

Janeford Opoku Ibel posted:

God bless you for your kindness.

Orphan who obtained 8As gets scholarship, new phone after man adopted him

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that a brilliant orphan who obtained 8As in the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has been given a scholarship.

The young man, whose name has been withheld, desires a career in the medical field but had his dream hanging in the balance due to financial constraints.

He received help after Ghanaian social media user Sammy Adu Boakye highlighted the plight in a Facebook post.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.

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