Entertainment of Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Source: Joe Awuah Jnr
Actress Nana Ama McBrown has pleaded with her colleagues in the movie industry to extend a helping hand to orphans in the country.
According to her, these children are in an unfortunate situation with no parents to look up to, adding that it is therefore the duty of society, especially movie stars, to assist these children.
McBrown said she had been doing her part in assisting orphans in the country and that she hoped her colleagues in the movie industry would follow her steps.
“It is a shared responsibility of Ghanaians to support and show love to the needy in the society, notably the orphans.
“And I am doing my part and I hope that all individuals, especially my colleagues in the entertainment industry, will join me.”
McBrown was speaking when she organised a Christmas party for orphans at the Mampong Babies Home and children living in the community.
Tabea Herbal Company assisted the McBrown Foundation, owned by Nana Ama McBrown, to make the colourful event a reality.
McBrown stated that the mega party formed part of her foundation’s social responsibility.
The famous actress reiterated her call for actors and actresses in the country to start showing love to orphans.
Also present at the event were colleague movie stars such as Vivian Jill, Bail Asamoah, Papa Kumasi and many others.
The Manageress of the Home, Madam Margaret Addae, thanked the McBrown Foundation for organising the Christmas party to bring joy to the kids.
“I am really astonished about what I am seeing today.
On behalf of the kids and management, we express our sincere gratitude to McBrown.”
She equally thanked Tabea Company Limited for electrifying the home with the mega party during the Yuletide.
Highlighting some challenges of the home, she said babies’ foods to feed children between the ages of one week and six months were a major problem for the home.
According to her, lactogen, which is the main food to feed babies in their early months, is not available because the home can’t afford.
She stated that “we have received a week old baby whose mother died during labour, and we need some of these foods to feed them for better health.”
Madam Addae made a passionate appeal to government, NGOs and individuals to help them with some of these early child foods.
She urged Ghanaians to emulate the support Nana Ama McBrown had been giving to orphans to make the country a happy place for all.