And Yvonne Okoro has jumped to the rescue of the deprived pupils in Yikurugu D/A who were reported to lie on their stomachs just so they can learn at school. Ghone News, reported the uncomfortable challenge the pupils go through each day and appealed to the general public to help buy desks for these pupils, as they did not want to wait on government always.
Touched by the story, several Ghanaians donated money to help buy some 400 desks for the school. Actress Yvonne Okoro was also touched by the story and has donated an amount of $2,600 to the school to help buy desks for the pupils.
Speaking to Ghone Tv after making the donation, the “Rebecca” actress in an emotional mood, said, that she did that as part of her contribution to help these students to become better students when they grow up.
“I was touched by their plight and decided to reach out to help in a little way I can.”
Her donation will help buy 100 desks for these pupils, and they wouldn’t have to lie on their stomachs to learn again.
She’s not the only celebrity who has made a donation so far, www.ghbase.com can say that John Dumelo, Fella Makafui, Serwaa have all donated some money to help buy desks for these kids.
The other we shared a story of a 6-year-old girl who even donated her life savings to help buy desks for the pupils as well.
Watch her interview on Ghone Tv below: