45 students got pregnant in Wassa East during the lockdown

Founder of Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Hurds Foundation, Eva Ankrah has unveiled that 45 students got pregnant during the closure of schools in the Wassa East district of the Western Region.

Out of this number, she said, 35 have as of late delivered.

In March 2020, schools in Ghana were shut down to control the spread of the COVID-19.

After schools returned in January 2021 nonetheless, numerous young ladies have not reported to class yet in Daboase, the capital of the Wassa East region.

To address the present circumstance, the District Assembly is teaming up for certain NGOs working in the region to get the young ladies back to the classroom.

In a meeting with Nhyiraba Paa Kwesi Simpson, on Connect FM’s Omanbapa morning show, Eva Ankrah uncovered that “45 young ladies got pregnant during the COVID-19 schools break, 35 have conceived an offspring while 10 are hopeful mothers.

She demonstrated that such circumstances ought not stop their schooling as the Ghana Education Service (GES) has made arrangement for such circumstances.

“They can apply for time away which is a length of 3 months”, she expressed.

She additionally cautioned little youngsters to take their investigations genuine in other secure to their future.

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