How Ghanaian Single Mom of 6 and Cancer Survivor Became a Lawyer and Entrepreneur

How Ghanaian Single Mom of 6 and Cancer Survivor Became a Lawyer and Entrepreneur

  • UK-born Ghanaian, Cynthia Quarcoo, is the founder of CQ Legal & Consulting, a lawyer, and mother of six
  • She was diagnosed with cancer after she moved from the UK to live permanently in Ghana with her family
  • Quarcoo has opened up on her journey, including education, children, thriving business, marriage, and surviving cancer

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The founder of CQ Legal & Consulting, Cynthia Quarcoo, has opened up on her journey to becoming a lawyer, her failed marriage, and surviving cancer.

Quarcoo grew up as an only child in a loving home with parents who provided her with most of her needs to make life easy.

Her parents were keen on her education as they wanted her to go straight to medical school, but she had other plans for her life.

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Cynthia Quarcoo
Photos of Cynthia Quarcoo. Source: The Dentaa Show
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At 22, she tied the knot with her significant other, with whom she had their first child. The pair would go on to have five more children.

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She told Akosua Dentaa Amoateng MBE on the Dentaa Show that she had her second child while in the university.

Quarcoo partly provided for her children by working in retail. She later started homeschooling kids with one child and expanded after their numbers grew too large for her house.

''I went to the local council and they were giving a grant. I applied for a grant and they gave me £7,500 (GHc71,000 +),'' she said.

Marital problems in Ghana

Cynthia Quarcoo first moved her children to Ghana and followed up. She recalled that her marriage failed after she relocated to her native country.

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Around the period of separation from her husband, she was diagnosed with cancer. Despite the challenges, Quarcoo braved the odds, working hard to provide for her children.

The mother of six, economist, entrepreneur, lawyer, and business owner opened up on her journey.

Watch her video below:

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Meet the Couple who Moved from UK to Build their Dream Home

In more stories, previously reported that a UK-born Ghanaian content creator, Dela, and her husband, Kwame, have opened up about moving to Ghana six years ago to build their first house in the country.

Affectionately called 'Natural Ghana Girl', Dela disclosed that the idea of moving to Ghana was proposed by her husband.

Initially expressing disapproval against the idea of relocating from the United Kingdom (UK), Dela later bought into her husband's proposal to move to the country permanently.

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Meanwhile, a German-based Ghanaian man identified as GH Boy Ben has recounted how he embarked on a fatal journey to Italy through the Libyan sea for greener pasture.

Before the takeoff, Ben was a driver alongside his thriving transport business in Ghana. He had a private taxi with one person working for him.

He, however, lost interest in working as a driver during the reign of former Ghanaian president John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor.

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