- A physically challenged Ghanaian shoemaker has conquered the odds to become a local business owner
- Despite his condition and industry-related difficulties, the father of four works hard to provide for his children
- The Hustler Ghana presents his story in a TikTok video in which his daughter praises him, which has inspired online users
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A physically challenged Ghanaian shoemaker is helping to change the narrative about persons living with disabilities in a country where people like him mostly beg for alms on the streets to survive.
The father of four established his shoemaking business and single-handedly repairs sandals and casual leather slippers for men and women.
A struggling father defying the odds
He provides for his family through his shoemaking business without depending on the benevolence of others.
The business has been challenging as he requires financial and logistical support to expand and employ others to earn a decent living. Despite his difficulties and condition, he's inspired his family, particularly his daughter.
Watch the video below:
Reactions to the video of the physically challenged man
YEN.com.gh compiled some of the remarks.
Nana k commented:
This is what we call a responsible father. God bless him with more age and good health.
God bless his children so they can also bless him in his old age.
May God bless him. I am so proud of him. I wish my father were like that.
May this be the stories of all fathers?
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God bless you, papa.
@ baby, God bless you more.
God bless this man, paaaa.
God richly bless you, dad.
Ama Sarpomaa reacted:
God bless you, daddy.
God bless him very much.
God bless you, fada.
AFFIXED CHANCE ELECTRICALS reacted:
Responsible father, God bless you.
Aw, I'm tearing.
God bless him.
God Almighty bless you abundantly.
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