Alice Gbeku is a 16 year-old JHS 3 pupil of Nkwakubew Presbyterian JHS in the Asuogyaman District of the Eastern region of Ghana.
Alice is the first born of 8 siblings and lives with her mother at Nkwakubew.
The young girl’s passion and zeal for sports, and athletics to be precise, won her 13 prestigious awards within 2 years.
She’s still working hard and looking forward to winning more accolades in the coming years.
Alice who is currently representing Asuogyaman district at the regional level in 100m, 200m, 400m, 4×100m, triple jump and volleyball has participated in all sporting activities for her School, Circuit, District as well as Region.
In an exclusive interview with Alice, she told Akrasibridget.com that, although she’s not good academically she will still thrive for greatness through her God given talents.
When asked about her means of survival, she said,
“Life hasn’t been easy because my mother who’s the sole breadwinner of the family is bedridden due to illness. This makes it difficult for us to feed ourselves”
Alex Kwesi Obiri a teacher who wants to help Alice in an interview with Akrasibridget.com pleaded with the general public to support Alice in anyway they can to help her realize her dream of becoming an internationally recognized athlete.
“Alice is an already made genius who makes 12s in 100m and I believe she’s a national asset and must not go wasted ” he added.
We at Akrasibridget.com are also pleading with the general public to help this young girl put her talents to use.