Meet 17yr old Rita who is school mates with her son

Rita Awuni a teenage orphan returned to school in February this year after giving birth to her son Sampson Awuni.

On how she manages the child during school, she said a most “amazing” thing:

“Oh he goes to The KG side and I go to breastfeed or give him Koko at break time”, an arrangement her school put in place for her.

Her very enthusiastic poetic headmistress said “Rita Is A Nursing Mother But Vying To Finish School”

Rita who together with her son who sleeps at the art center sells pure water after school for their upkeep.

Rita Awuni says She needs “Things to sell and a place to sleep” to help her take care of her 10-month son and continue her education.

Written by Talks Ghana Media


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