Ghanaian Real Estate Developer Nana Kwame Bediako and Founder of the ‘New Africa Foundation’ on Sunday 29th March 2020 donated food items and water to some under privileged people in Accra. He stated that his motivation was due to his concern for those would not be able to have enough to eat during the 2 weeks mandatory curfew ordered by the President of Ghana as a precaution to help decrease the spread of the Coronavirus in Ghana. He added that the gesture was part of a global initiative he started to help Africans called the ‘Freedom Movement’.
Ghanaian Real Estate Developer and philanthropist Nana Kwame Bediako, visited certain areas in Accra on Sunday to randomly give out food items to the less privileged. He said this was a time to support each other and also applauded others who had made contributions to help calm down the panic as well as fight the spread of the Coronavirus. “If we are all going to stay at home, I know some people will find it very hard to eat, so I decided to come to the streets to share my little with the less privileged areas and with those who do not have any hope of having money for the next two weeks to buy food. I share their pain and I understand what we are going through. I also pray that God Will not let this disease take over our country. I also appreciate the support from the Government of Ghana and from others who are doing everything they can to support our nation”, he said.
Over 400 bags of Rice, bottles of cooking Oil, canned tomatoes and Mackerel, and bags of sachet water were shared in the areas Accra Central, James Town, and Dansoman. Nana Kwame Bediako was assisted in sharing the items by some members of ‘The Freedom Movement’; an initiative he started to help create the awareness of the need for Africans to be free mentally, spiritually and also economically. ‘He added that other future philanthropic projects spearheaded by his non – profit and non – governmental organization ‘New Africa Foundation’, would be implemented in due time.
By Jerry Wonder