Physically Challenged Ghanaian Hawker Of 13 Years Gladys Podjer Given $1,500 Scholarship And Shop

Physically Challenged Ghanaian Hawker Of 13 Years Gladys Podjer Given $1,500 Scholarship And Shop

  • Ghanaian philanthropist and social media influencer Nana Tea has helped transform the life of Gladys Podjer, a differently-abled mother of two who had been hawking for 13 years to support her family
  • After receiving a heartwarming treat on International Women's Day, Gladys was offered a $1,500 scholarship by JACCD Design Institute Africa to pursue a program of her choice
  • Nana Tea, who combines his philanthropic work with his job, expressed his joy in helping others when he spoke to

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Gladys Podjer, a Ghanaian mother of two who is differently abled and has been hawking for 13 years to fend for herself and her family, has received a life-changing blessing with the help of Ghanaian philanthropist and social media influencer Nana Tea.

This comes after Gladys was given an amazing treat on International Women's Day to celebrate her. Many viewers were not satisfied that she would go back to her usual hustle after seeing how she looked transformed when she was given the treat.

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Details of the assistance Gladys Podjer was given with the help of Nana Tea

JACCD Design Institute Africa contacted Nana Tea to offer Gladys a $1,500 (equivalent to GH¢17k) scholarship to study a program of her choice in their school. Other benevolent individuals came together and built a beautiful shop to support Gladys' fashion ambition.

Differently-abled Gladys and Nana Tea
Differently-abled Ghanaian mother of two receives great help Photo credit: Nana Tea
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When asked how he is able to combine his philanthropic work with his regular job, Nana Tea told

"I'm a shift worker, so anytime I’m off duty, I use that to do my philanthropic activities. I see the philanthropic fulfillment. It gives me joy to see others get needed help because I was also in that situation." also asked him whether he plans to set up a registered foundation, and his words were:

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For now, I haven’t thought about setting up a registered foundation, but I will alert everyone if it’s being set up.

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Nana Tea's compassion shines: Facebook user escorts limping groundnut seller to hospital, earns praise for generosity

Meanwhile, in a heartwarming act of kindness, Nana Tea, a Facebook user, accompanied a street-side groundnut seller to the hospital for a knee assessment after noticing her limp.

His benevolent gesture, coupled with a generous monetary gift, has earned him admiration from netizens.

Kofi TV founder's appeal secures release of vision-impaired new mother detained in Breman Asikuma hospital over unpaid bill

In other news, Regina Danso, a new mother with vision impairment, found herself in a hospital in Breman Asikuma, Ghana's Central Region, detained due to an outstanding bill.

The renowned founder of Kofi TV, Kofi Adomah Nwanwani, made an online plea for GH¢1350 in financial assistance, resulting in Regina's release and earning widespread commendation for his actions.

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