The maiden edition, Orphanage League – Let’s Play To Change Tomorrow, Ghana’s premier Orphanage Homes Soccer Competition was launched on Rainbow Radio 87.5 FM where it unveiled the host of the mid-morning show Sokoo Hemaa as this year’s Ambassador. Sokoo Hemaa whom herself came from a very humble beginning was very excited about this honour and pledged to raise the needed awareness for the event, encourage other corporate bodies and her loyal listeners to contribute towards the initiative.
The soccer fest will provide a unique and exciting experience for children of selected care homes through an experience of soccer, exciting local games, rhythms of music and events guaranteed to provide a fun packed holiday to celebrate Africa’s Union Day.
The Orphanage League is happening at the spectacular Astro Turf of Wembley Sports Complex, Kotobabi, on the 25th of May, 2017 among five (5) homes; SAVE THEM YOUNG MISSION in Gulf city, Bethlehem, Ashaiman, POTTERS VILLAGE in Dodowa, J’ANN ROYAL CHILDREN HOME in Medie, Upper town, NEW LIFE CHILDRENS HOME, Nungua Barrier and the GREAT MISSION INTERNATIONAL Teshie to engage in a tournament to battle out for cash prizes, trophies and souvenirs from sponsors.
The Founders of Empress Multimedia and organizers of this initiative Michael Boakye-Yiadom and Roselyn Naa Dowuona reiterated that the key objectives of this initiative is to raise funds to register over 300 children of the selected care homes unto the NHIS and also a GHC 10,000 scholarship fund for a child who will emerge winner from an essay competition that will be organised among the orphanage homes.
The initiative which has already gained very significant support from corporate bodies such as Royal Crown Packaging and Rainbow Radio 87.5 FM will bring together other corporate bodies, celebrities, children and individuals who embark on various philanthropic endeavors to the one-day, fun-packed soccer fest.
Access to the event is free but a donation at the event entrance would be encouraged to support the initiative.
Visit the website for information on the initiative, donations and participating orphanage homes – www.orphanageleague.com