- Opani Sarfo, a poor father of five, has been massively surprised with R3 150 after he couldn't stand the lockdown hunger anymore
- The old man, who works as a cobbler, says he was in his shop hoping to be able to make GHC5 (R15) by the end of the day for his family to buy food
- The emotional gesture and video were under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation
A 56-year-old Ghanaian cobbler called Opani Sarfo who could not endure the lockdown exercise because of extreme hunger broke down in tears on camera after receiving a gift of GHC1 000 (R3150).
The father of five children was blessed with the gift by individuals in Virginia, USA, under the auspices of the Crime Check Foundation under the leadership of Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng.
Opani Sarfo was spotted in his cobbler shop, which was in violation of the lockdown exercise put in place by President Nana Akufo-Addo to contain the spread of COVID-19.
See the video below:
When asked why he was there to work, Sarfo mentioned that he did not have anything at home and the hunger was killing his family.
According to Opani Sarfo, he was hoping to be able to make about GHC5 - around R15 - for the day, which his family would use to buy some rice.
This explains why the old man broke down in tears after the Crime Check Foundation boss handed him GHC1 000 - which is about R3 150 - to take care of his family in these hard times of the Covid-19 crisis.
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