Young diabetes sufferer’s medical bills paid after dad refuses to help

Young diabetes sufferer’s medical bills paid after dad refuses to help

- Sam, a young Ghanaian boy, was in a tight situation as he is diabetic and his father refused to help pay the medical bills

- His mother, who has little to nothing, struggled to buy the essential items needed for her son

- The Crime Check Foundation has come to the aid of both the boy and mother with items for the mother and covered all medical bills of the child

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A young boy in Ghana simply identified as Sam has diabetes and sadly his father refuse to help take care of the medical expenses needed to get him required treatments.

The rather sad story was made public in a post seen by Briefly.co.za on the official Facebook page of the Crime Check Foundation.

It is reported that Sam desperately needed insulin to stay alive but that has been the headache of his poor mother as she struggled to find money to pay for the treatments.

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In a heartwarming turn of events, the Crime Check Foundation which has become highly celebrated for their charity to needy people in Ghana heard of Sam's situation and decided to help.

In their own words:

"The boy's story touched us, so we have decided to foot all his medical bills from our Health Check Fund. Additionally, we have given Sam's Mum two bales of used clothing to sell to enable her to take care of Sam."

The Crime Check Foundation thanked their donors who reportedly included one Mama Gee and Uncle who provided the used clothing to be given to Sam's mother.

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Meanwhile, South Africans were left heartbroken by the plight of a teacher who resorted to begging on the streets for a job.

A photo invoked a strong response and tugged at the heartstrings of social media users.

Twitter user Sbusiso (@Sbu_Noqoko) shared an image of an unemployed teacher holding up a placard.

His caption read: "Let's help this qualified Teacher guys, please retweet until it lands in Good hands."

The young educator explored various option to gain employment but was forced to stand on the street to get noticed.

The tweet resulted in a strong response, as South Africans were saddened by his plight.

The rationale is that the hard work put in to attain a qualification should reap rewards, but more and more South Africans are struggling to find jobs.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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