Entertainment of Friday, 21 October 2016
Celebrated Ghanaian highlife musician Kwabena Kwabena and his management team have handed over a sum of Twenty thousand Ghana cedis (GH¢20,000.00) to the National Cardiothoracic Center, Korle – Bu to support patients with critical heart conditions.
In a brief presentation, the multiple award winning musician disclosed that his management is striving to redeem the outstanding pledges from individuals and other cooperate bodies who have extended a helping hand to the ‘Save A Life Foundation’.
Kwabena Kwabena therefore appealed to corporate society, companies, churches and individuals to bring back hope to persons especially children with acute heart diseases.
Save a life foundation aims to help the less privileged and also seeks to raise awareness of the increasing pressure at the National Cardiothoracic Centre and the challenges facing her employees; which need urgent attention.
Fablinks CEO, Frema Ashkar who doubles as the manager of the renowned musician disclosed that the ‘Save A Life’ Foundation values every support from all entities and individuals.
She noted that notable individuals have adopted some children with heart related diseases to support their treatment.
Dr. Enstua Mensah received the cheque on behalf the CEO of National Cardiothoracic Centre, Korle – Bu, Dr. Lawrence Agyemang Siriboe.
“We want to encourage Kwabena Kwabena and his management to do more to help the centre since it so expensive for patients diagnose of heart related diseases to afford the cost of heart surgery,” Dr. Enstua Mensah added.
Meanwhile the ‘Save A Life’ Foundation has fulfilled its promise of paying for the heart surgery for fifteen (15) patients.
Save A Life is a charity foundation of award winning contemporary highlife musician, Kwabena Kwabena that seeks to raise funds to support children suffering from hole in heart conditions to undergo surgeries at the Cardiothoracic Centre in Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.
The foundation was borne out of the increasing need to save the lives of children with the hole in heart condition whose parents cannot afford the cost of surgery. The project which started in 2013 has been supporting selected children with critical heart conditions every year.