- Jackie Appiah offered to sponsor an inmate at the Accra Borstal Institute through SHS
- The actress made the offer in response to a request for help by officers at the institute
Jackie had visited the borstal home to make a donation on her birthday
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Star actress Jackie Appiah has promised to sponsor the education of an inmate at the Accra Borstal Institute.
Jackie made the promise on her birthday after authorities at the Borstal Institute appealed to her to support the said inmate.
As earlier reported by YEN.com.gh, the beautiful actress turned a year older on Thursday, December 5, 2019.
As part of the celebrations, Jackie visited the institute to donate items for the upkeep of the inmates in the home.
It was during the donation in the home that the officers in charge of the institute asked for help for the inmate who is said to be very brilliant.
"We would want to specially appeal to you for assistance. We have a very brilliant but needy inmate student who attends SHS at the same time...He is in form 2 and he is actually reading science. We want sponsorship to take care of his T&T, writing materials, among others" one officer said.
Responding to the officer's plea, Jackie disclosed that she has had discussions with her management team and they have come to the conclusion of helping the boy.
"I have discussed with my management...I hear he is a very brilliant science student...we will gladly take up the bills," Jackie said to applause.
Meanwhile, one of the warmest birthday messages for Jackie Appiah on her special day came from her son, Damien.
In a rare post on social media, Damien shared a beautiful photo of his mother with a heartwarming caption to celebrate her birthday.
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