Young Ghanaian Hollywood actor Abraham Attah has donated Toms shoes to the Akropong School for the Blind in the Eastern Region. This is in fulfillment of his his promise of 10,000 Toms shoes to various schools and orphanage across the country months ago.
Manager Mawuko Kuadzi, who made the presentation on his behalf, explained the purpose of the gesture via Facebook: “We donated boxes of brand new Toms shoes to the Akropong School for the Blind at the Colours of Blakk Fashion show for the visually impaired towards a peaceful election.”
Abraham Attah shot to global prominence with his gripping performance in the movie adaptation of Uzodinma Iweala’s novel, Beast of No Nation, alongside Luther star, Idris Elba. In the movie, he plays Agu, a child soldier in a war-torn African country.
Beast of No Nation, which is also the 15 year old’s first ever role, has won him several international awards including the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead and National Board of Review Award for Best Breakthrough Performance.
Spiderman: Homecoming his new movie, is scheduled for release, July 2017.