The Ahwoi and Adu-Gyamfi siblings have formally outdoored their collective biography titled ‘The Youngsters of Home No. D13 South Suntresu Kumasi’. The guide was unveiled on the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences in Accra with a number of enterprise leaders and politicians in attendance.
The Youngsters of Home Quantity D13, South Suntresu, Kumasi, is a collective biography of the life tales of the eight youngsters of Madam Maye Charlotte Hudson, often known as Esi Tutuwa however identified to some folks as Esi Nkwagye and to the folks of South Suntresu, Kumasi as Mrs. Ahwoi.
The ‘Ahwois’ principally is the collective title of three brothers – Ato, Kwesi and Kwamena – who’ve performed distinguished roles in Ghana’s latest historical past, however the siblings additionally embody 5 women, Ama, Adoma, Efua, Naana and Sister Aggie, who additionally performed their half in these thrilling tales in their very own distinctive methods.
Reviewing the guide, Ex-Chairperson of the Nationwide Media Fee (NMC), Nana Kwasi Gyan-Apenteng lauded efforts of the late Mrs. Ahwoi, nee Maye Charlotte Hudson,the individual whose presence permeates the story. “Certainly, the matriarch is successfully the ninth topic of the eight youngsters’s biographies,” he stated.
The guide achieves the aim of displaying the “exceptional togetherness and the mutual help system that enabled the youngsters of Home No. D13, South Suntresu, Kumasi, to beat the various hurdles alongside their particular person paths in life as being resulting from their mom, Madam Maye Charlotte Hudson (Mrs. Ahwoi).
To make such a collective recollection of non-public histories work, all events concerned have to be prepared to take the trouble critically; equally essential is the need to respect everybody’s private historical past as significant, which this guide has carried out.
It might be proper to explain it as an train in literary democracy!
Not each guide challenge leads to an excellent guide, however this one did as a result of the challenge’s coronary heart is a improbable story. And on the middle of that wonderful story is the life of those eight folks, who signify human growth towards all odds.
Dramatis personae so as of appearance- from the womb- Ato Ahwoi, Kwesi Ahwoi, Mrs. Ama Twum, Kwamena Ahwoi, Mrs. Ama Adoma Bartels-Kodwo, Mrs. Efua Bram-Larbi, Theodora Naana Adu Gyamfi and Mrs. Agnes Appiagyei-Dankah. Theodora Naana Adu-Gyamfi handed away on the age of 28 and so her position ends early besides in passing references.
Nevertheless, it’s price recalling that earlier than she died, and in an act that exemplifies the key theme of this guide, Naana secretely transferred all the cash in her personal checking account into that of her six-year-old niece, Abena Tutuwa Ahwoi, the daughter of her brother, Kwamena.
The construction of the narrative, which makes it potential to stream, is just to comply with the fortunes of those siblings sequentially in flip by the primary phases of their growth. The individual whose presence permeates the story is the matriarch – Mrs. Ahwoi, nee Maye Charlotte Hudson.
There have been readings of favourite excerpts from the guide by Mrs. Agnes Appiagyei-Dankah (nee Adu- Gyamfi); Mrs. Efua Bram-Larbi (nee Ahwoi); Mrs. Ama Adoma Bartels-Kodwo (nee Ahwoi); Kwamena Ahwoi; Mrs. Ama Twum (nee Ahwoi); Kwesi Ahwoi; and Ato Ahwoi.
The occasion was chaired by Professor Dora Edu-Buandoh, Speedy previous Professional-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Cape Coast (UCC); with the keynote deal with delivered by Professor Kwesi Botchwey, Former Minister of Finance; and the formal guide launch carried out by Dr. Joseph SIaw Agyepong, Government Chairman of the Jospong Group of Corporations.
The guide ‘The Youngsters of Home No. D13 South Suntresu Kumasi’ was printed by DigiBooks Ghana Ltd.