His older brother dropped out of school to ensure he got education to the fullest, his mother gave him the last money she had so he could return to school to study and his grandfather gave off his very last to a beggar in his presence.
These are some life experiences which helped shape the future of Rev. Dr. Moses Asaah Awinongya.
On this edition of ‘The Untold’, the President of Regentropfen College of Applied Sciences shares how he grew up walking barefooted to school till he got to the Senior Secondary School.
But these difficulties he faced growing up did not demoralize him, it rather proved to be the catalyst and motivation he needed to seek the wellbeing of young adults facing similar life challenges in his community.
After seeing the signature of the governor of the Bank of Ghana on the country’s currency, a 13-year-old Moses wanted to become the Governor of the central bank but that changed as he grew older and started helping younger people around him.
“I wanted to become the governor of the bank of Ghana to be able to write on the hearts of people,” he told GhanaWeb in an interview.
Today, aside being a Catholic priest based in Germany, he is the CEO of the Regentropfen Education Foundation which provides young people with education from the basic to the tertiary levels at a price which could be described as free.
Make a date with Rev Father Moses Asaah Awinongya, the Catholic Priest changing the narrative of deprived children in the Upper East Region 12noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, on GhanaWeb TV on Youtube.