Bernice Amago: Teacher Hit by Truck in 2019 Is Still Unable to Walk or Talk, Needs R270k

Bernice Amago: Teacher Hit by Truck in 2019 Is Still Unable to Walk or Talk, Needs R270k

- A 30-year-old Ghanaian lady, Bernice Amago, who used to be a teacher, got knocked down by a truck in January 2019

- Two years on, she is unable to walk, talk or regain her memory and also feeds through a tube

- Anyone willing to contribute is encouraged to send the amount to Mobile Money number, 054-808-8242, or the GoFundMe link

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Bernice Amago, a Ghanaian pupil-teacher who was knocked down by a mini truck in 2019 still suffers from the consequences two years after the incident.

Revealing the story to Briefly News, Priscilla Amago, a sister to the victim, indicated that their father is a pensioner and their mother, a petty trader who has stopped trading in order to take care of Bernice as they cannot afford the services of a professional caregiver.

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It is indicated that although the driver responsible was processed in court, Bernice had to rely on possible insurance claims for compensation which is still pending.

Bernice Amago: Teacher Knocked by Truck in 2019 Still Unable to talk & walk; Needs GHc116k
Bernice Amago: Teacher Knocked by Truck in 2019 Still Unable to talk & walk; Needs GHc116k Credit: Priscilla Amago
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Due to the extent of injury Bernice suffered, the hospital ruled her to be of 97% incapacitation, and three years on has still lost her memory, cannot talk or walk, remains bedridden with multiple bed sores, and still feeds through a feeding tube.

A medical report signed by Dr Frederick Kwarteng, a consultant surgeon at the hospital, said a CT scan of the head showed multiple intra-cerebral bleeds at the frontal and parietal regions.

An amount of $20k (R270k) is needed for the 30-year-old's upkeep and medication with the hope of improving her condition. Anyone willing to contribute is encouraged to send the amount to Mobile Money number 054-808-8242, or via this GoFundMe campaign.

In another story about the charity of strangers, Briefly News reported that BI Phakathi blessed a woman with a wheelchair. BI Phakathi is at it again and has done another good deed and made a huge difference in a family's life.

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He noticed a family walking on the road as they were pushing their son, Jared, who is unable to talk and confined to a wheelchair. They were on their way to a friend to ask for help because they needed more adult nappies for their son.

Phakathi told the family to wait for him and he would be back and what happened next was truly amazing.

Not only did he buy them nappies but he was able to get Jared a brand new wheelchair, something that would make a huge difference in the life of the family.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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