The “Kokooko” hostess has a soft spot for orphans and less privileged children in our society and finds happiness in putting smiles on their faces in any little way she can.
After singlehandedly supporting several orphanages and children homes both in cash and in kind, Afia is set to make history on Valentine’s Day February 14 2015, which co-incidentally happens to be her birthday.
Afia Schwarzenegger’s charity foundation Owontaa Foundation under the auspices of the Association of Children’s Homes and Orphanages- Ghana (ACHO-Ghana) is putting together a 3-course fund raising dinner at the Cahaya Lounge at Trassaco on February 14 exactly 7pm.
|Afia who is an ambassador for children’s homes and Orphans in Ghana with over 80 orphanages under her care is putting up this high profile dinner to raise money to support orphanages and give brilliant but needy children, educational scholarship in various orphanages across the country.
“I often hear or see companies and individuals donate and support various orphanages with money, food, drinks and other physical materials and I commend any group or individuals who have supported the less privileged in our society but I believe we should also think of giving them something that will impact on their lives and give them a lifetime gift which is education”, she explained.
Afia emphasized that “education is the only gift we can give these children to assure them a better future and make them responsible people in our society. So am calling on all companies, philanthropists, NGOs, groups and individual who have the desire to put smiles on the faces of these less provided children to come let’s dine and wine, dance and contribute to a worthy national course”.
Afia Schwarzenegger and the Association of Children’s Homes and Orphanages- Ghana (ACHO-Ghana) will officially launch Ghana Orphans Educational Fund on the same night to manage and administer all the finances raised.
Special side attraction on the night includes: Performances and appearances by Highlife Singer Kofi Nti, Samini, Kwaw Kese, Mzbel and other celebrities with authentic Ghanaian live band music and variety performances by some of the orphans from various children homes.
Tickets for goes for GH¢200 per table and they are available at Konections inside Holiday Inn Hotel, Africa Regent Hotel, Cahaya Lounge, Yes Ice Cream at Westland, Miss Vee Saloon at Westland and can also call for delivery on 0540653505.