MTN To Award Ultimate Heroes Of Change Winners

Following thirteen weeks of telecasting the stories of 10 MTN Heroes of Change finalists, the stage is set to reward the ultimate winner and category winners for Education, Health and Economic Empowerment at an awards ceremony scheduled to take place at the Accra International Conference Centre on 19th February 2016.

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The ultimate Hero of Change will receive GH¢100,000 to support his/her community project, whilst category winners receive Gh₵20,000 each. The remaining six finalists will each receive Gh₵5,000.

18688752.jpgGuests at the awards event will be entertained by Becca, Kwabena Kwabena, El Dunamis Minstrels, Abena of MTN Hitmaker Season IV and Steve Bedie.

Commenting on the upcoming event, the Executive Director of MTN Ghana Foundation,Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, said,“Each finalist has a story that demonstrates the humanity of people. Without exception, they each saw a human need that spoke to them, and they challenged themselves to do something. We are proud to showcase these brave, selfless people and reward them for their extraordinary work. We hope others will be motivated by their example.”

Members of the selection jury are Rev. Albert Ocran (Motivational Speaker), Dr. Doris Dartey (Communications Consultant), Mr. Mohammed Awal (Publisher) and Mr. Sidney Casely-Hayford (Economist).

MTN Heroes of Change was launched in July 2013 with the aim of identifying and recognizingpeople who have been proactive about sacrificing their time and resources to improve their communities and brighten lives.Dr. Abrokwa-Yenkyira, a plastic surgeon and Founder of Grafts Foundation,emerged the ultimate winner for the maiden edition of MTN Heroes of Change in 2014. Friday’s event will officially end Season II of the program.

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