The grand finale of Season IV of MTN Heroes of Change comes off on Friday 18th May at the Accra International Conference Center and the development world are anxiously waiting to see the winner of the ultimate award.
The programme, which includes a 13-week TV series, highlights how ordinary Ghanaians are transforming lives in the areas of health, education and economic empowerment.
The ultimate winner for MTN Heroes of Change Season IV will walk away with GH¢100,000 to support his/her work. Three category winners will each receive Gh₵30,000 while the other six finalists will receive Gh₵10,000 each.
The final 10 nominees are Ayisha Fuseini, Dr. Quincy Attipoe, Emmanuel Aferi Annobil, Josephine Agbo-Nettey, Serwah Quaynor and Naomi Esi Arku Amoah. The others are Dr. Dzifa Dey, Prince Oduro Williams, Rev. Mrs Sanatu Nantogma and Linat Osman Kundaribuo.These nominees are engaged in some of the most compelling and enterprising social interventions in their communities.
In addition to the regular awards, a special category has been introduced this year to recognize five media and TV personalities for their contribution to society through their social projects and charitable causes.
Guests at the awards ceremony will be entertained by Kuami Eugene, Adoma, Ceccy Twum, and AB Crentsil.
Commenting on the upcoming event, the acting Corporate Services Executive of MTN GhanaMr. Samuel Koranteng said, “The stories of the various finalists have demonstrated the fact that, there are people within our communities who are positively impacting lives through their projects.
“The final day of Heroes of Change Season IV, will see MTN Ghana brighten the lives of all ten finalists for their selfless contribution to the development of their communities.”
About The MTN Foundation:
The MTN Ghana Foundation was established in November 2007 as the vehicle to select and implement MTN’s Corporate Social Investments. MTN Ghana Foundation has three areas of focus -Health, Education and Economic Empowerment. From inception to December 2016, the Foundation had undertaken 142 major projects across the country. Notable health projects include: construction of a Neonatal Care Center for Tamale Teaching Hospital, refurbishment of the 2
nd floor maternity block of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, construction of a maternity block for Ejisu Government Hospital, and construction of an Emergency Center for Atua Government Hospital.
Education projects undertaken include: construction of a boys dormitory for Akropong School for the Blind, construction of a six-unit classroom block for Kodjonya Millennium School, establishment of 10 MTN ICT Learning Centers in each of Ghana’s 10 regions and the institution of an Innovation Hub at KNUST to promote Telecoms Engineering and Research. Key projects undertaken in Economic Empowerment include: the construction of shea butter processing centers, provision of seed capital and skill training for Women of Tizaa Dini Association of Yendi and the Sung Suma Women Association of Wa. For more information visit http://www.mtn.com.gh/about-mtn/community/mtn-ghana-foundation .