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Yvonne Okoro Actress brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

The actress also donated food to rural areas to help the underprivileged.

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Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

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Award winning Nigerian actress, Yvonne Okoro commissioned a borehole to a small town of Wungu, Walewale in North, Ghana yesterday, Thursday, April 14, 2016.

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana play

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

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The actress also donated food to rural areas to help the underprivileged.

Before now, the people of Wungu for decades have embarked on a daily 3km walk to fetch drinkable water to feed their families.

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Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

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Speaking during the commissioning, the award-winning actress said, “We hope this will trigger more discussion on how to help more rural communities.

Lack of safe drinking water is one of the world’s leading problems. We want to put an end to clean water scarcity in West Africa

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana play

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

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It is estimated that this borehole will change the lives of over 5,000 people and with continued  support of the entertainment industry and Africa World Airlines, Okoro also revealed that this is a first in a series of initiatives targeted at helping women and children in Nigeria and Ghana.

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana play

Yvonne Okoro brings help to underprivileged in Ghana

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The commissioning ended with a Nursery School visit where she spoke to the youngsters about ‘dreaming big’ and not being defined by their current circumstances.

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