Who, do you consider to be an average Ghanaian?
A man with a steady job earning between 1,000 and 1,500 Ghana Cedis a month?
A man with a car which he drives on the regular?
A man who shares a two bedroom flat with a friend so that he may defray cost and save more?
A man who eats out regularly at between 6-8 Ghana Cedis a plate?
A man who if he so chooses travels internationally once a year?
A man with a part-time job earning between 150-400 Ghana Cedis a month?
A man who takes the occasional taxi but moves primarily on tro-tros (commuters)?
A man who rents a small a single room which he shares with his wife and child?
A man who always eats at home or from the 'corner caterer' for less that 2 Ghana Cedis a day?
A man who has seen neither the inside of a plane nor the 'Welcome To...' arc of a neighbouring country?
A man who does odd jobs here and there for what ever is given to him?
A man who takes the occasional trotro but primarily walks to his destinations?
A man who has a kiosk or rents a mat when the sun turns in?
A man who survives on sporadic meals?
A man who thinks of travel only as a means to take him back to the bosom of his village?
....or is there yet another man who forms the benchmark of the average Ghanaian?
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