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Young Kid Who Did Excellently Well in Senior School, Now Hard Labourer Due to Finance Issues

Cursory: Stephen Koomson, a high-achieving student in the 2021 WASSCE, is reported to have turned to illegal mining (“galamsey”) due to financial difficulties. Despite earning 5As and 3Bs in his exams, Stephen has resorted to menial jobs, as shown in a tweet. The tweet highlights Stephen’s determination to find scholarships or other opportunities to continue his education.

Galamsey, derived from the phrase “gather them and sell”, is local Ghanaian vernacular that means illegal small-scale, gold mining in Ghana. Such workers are known as galamseyers or orpailleurs in neighboring Francophone nations.

Stephen Koomson, a brilliant student who achieved remarkable results in the 2021 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has found himself involved in illegal mining, commonly known as ‘galamsey,’ as a means to make ends meet.

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As a former student of Mpohor Senior High School (SHS), Stephen demonstrated exceptional academic performance with 5As and 3Bs across various subjects.

However, due to financial limitations, Stephen has been unable to pursue higher education since 2021. Instead, he has resorted to engaging in galamsey activities and other menial jobs to support himself and provide assistance to his younger siblings.A tweet shared by popular entertainment blogger Ameyaw Debrah showcased Stephen diligently working in a galamsey pit with a shovel.

Ameyaw Debrah’s tweet shed light on Stephen’s situation, drawing attention to the challenges faced by this ambitious student. According to the tweet, Stephen, who obtained five (5As) in his WASSCE, including Mathematics, Integrated Science, Religious and Moral Education, Government, and Geography, is actively seeking scholarship opportunities and any possible means to resume his education.

“Koomson Stephen is a graduate of Mpohor SHS in the Western Region with 5As and 3Bs in his WASSCE in 2021. Due to financial constraints and other circumstances beyond him, the needy but brilliant student has abandoned education since 2021 and joined in ‘Galamsey’ artisanal mining and other menial jobs to survive and also support other junior siblings,” part of his post read.

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