Teni’s strong drive to become a college graduate someday propelled her to make some tough choices. Every vacation while in high school, Rather than stay with family in Bolgatanga, she chose to live and work at Bantama market, as a kayayo, to pay for her tuition and boarding fees.
She eventually got a spot at Ashesi University, as a MasterCard Foundation scholar. and received the Presidential Award, the highest award a student can receive at Ashesi.
Her long-term goal is to ensure that underprivileged children, especially girls with backgrounds like hers, have a support system to keep them from veering from their goal. She has been in those shoes and understands all too well how easy it is to get sidetracked.
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The African Regent