- Ibrahim Razak is a first-year student nurse at the Bole Nursing Training College in the Northern Region
- The resilient young man sold pure water to fund his junior high school education and also pushed trolleys at the Kasoa market to pay his SHS fees
- Razak sat for an interview with SVTV Africa and revealed that he still pushes trolleys for money to fund his training at the nursing college
A resilient Ghanaian young man named Ibrahim Razak has recounted his life experience and heaps of financial struggles as a student nurse.
Razak, 22, reveals that he has been pushing trolleys, popularly known as trucks, at the Kasoa market in the Central Region to finance his education.
The determined young man recently sat for an interview with SVTV Africa and revealed that he is a first-year student nurse at the Bole Nursing Training College in the Northern Region.
According to him, he has been hawking through the streets the most part of his life to finance his education and for better living conditions.
Razak revealed that he hawked pure water on the streets of Nungua to pay his school fees for most of his schooling career. Throughout his senior high school education, Razak pushed trolleys at the Kasoa market to pay his school fees.
Coming from an economically challenged family, Razak has been living a horse-like life to fund his education. Razak had to live with his uncle because his parents could not afford his school fees.
He reveals that he moved to live in Kasao with his parents after some years, where he has been pushing trolleys in the market to fund his education as a student nurse.
Razak’s daily routine involves transporting luggage for traders and buyers for money. Currently, Razak is a nursing student and he shares his powerful story in the video below.
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In other Briefly.co.za news Every day, Grade 11 learner Zwelakhe Mnomiya walks about 11 kilometers to his high school in rural Kranskop. Every morning at 5:30 am, Mnomiya leaves his home to arrive at his school on time.
His uncle, Khayelihle Zondi, opened up about his nephew's struggles every day.
"We used to do the same thing when we were in school. How long are these children going to suffer? By the time they get to school, they are tired, thirsty, and hungry from walking. What are they going to learn then?” he said.
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