Meet Umar Abdullahi, the armless 4-year-old who writes with his toes

Meet Umar Abdullahi, the armless 4-year-old who writes with his toes

- A four-year-old boy has refused to let his disability deprive him of going to school

- The little boy, identified as Abdullahi Umar, has been enrolled in a primary school and he is able to write with his toes

- Umar resisted attempts by his parents to carry him in a wheelbarrow to beg

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A four-year-old boy identified as Umar Abdullahi was born without hands, but he is not allowing that to stop him from writing as he does so with his toes.

Kemi Filani reports that the boy resisted attempts by his parents to take him in a wheelbarrow to beg and insisted that he would go to school.

Umar Abdullahi: Meet armless 4-year old boy who writes with his toes

Abdullahi Umar. Photo credit: Abdullahi Umar
Source: UGC

Briefly.co.za gathers that Umar got enrolled in LGEA Central School in Nigeria with the assistance of the headteacher, Habibat Abdullahi.

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Umar Abdullahi: Meet armless 4-year old boy who writes with his toes

The little boy identified as Abdullahi Umar has been enrolled in a primary school and he is able to write with his toes. Photo credit: Kemi Filani
Source: UGC

The boy can do tracing and other assignments with a pencil, using his toes to grip.

Umar Abdullahi: Meet armless 4-year old boy who writes with his toes

Abdullahi Umar resisted attempts by his parents to carry him in a wheel barrow to beg for alms. Photo credit: Kemi Filani
Source: UGC

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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that at 15 years old, Portia resorts to digging out palm trees to make money so that she can afford to attend and stay in school.

The struggle of the student is visible in her daily routine in farms at her village where she digs palm trees for a pittance.

Portia takes on jobs at the farms during vacation to earn some money for school.

Just like many struggling young teenagers, Portia’s story is no different. She has been compelled to combine her education with work in order to stay in school.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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