Farida Bedwei

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Farida Nana Efua Bedwei is a Ghanaian software engineer.[1][citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Farida was born April 6, 1979, in Lagos, Nigeria she spent her early childhood life in Dominica, Grenada and the U.K.. Her family moved to Ghana when she was 9 years old.[1]

At 10 days old Farida developed cerebral palsy from Rhesus incompatibility of her parents. Farida hence was home schooled by her mother until she turned 12.[1][citation needed]


Farida obtained her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom from 2004 to 2005. She later acquired a certificate in Project Management in 2009 from Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Ghana.{{CN]] [2]


She has written a novel titled: Definition of a miracle.[3] She has also created the gKudi micro-finance platform, a clouded banking system that allows small scale loans within Ghana.[4]


CEO Most Influential Women in Business and Government Award - Financial sector 2013 Lydia Bedwei


  1. ^ a b c "Farida N. Bedwei". amazon.com. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  2. ^ Bedwei, Farida. "Farida Bedwei". www.LinkedIn.com. Farida Bedwei. Retrieved 12 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Definition Of A Miracle". amazon.com. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
  4. ^ Bedwei, Farida. "Farida Bedwei". www.LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 12 August 2016.

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