PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

- President Akufo Addo's daughters have banded together to support the cause of autistic children in Ghana

- Together with Glam AFrica Magazine, a fundraiser was set up with a target of raising GHC250,000

- The event was also attended by President Akufo Addo, First Lady Rebecca, and Mr. and Mrs. Bawumia

President Nana Akufo Addo's daughters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, have banded together to support the cause of autistic children in Ghana.

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PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

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In an admirable show of compassion for the plight of the disabled, President Nana Akufo Addo's three daughters, Gyankroma Akufo-Addo, Valerie Obaze, and Edwina Akufo-Addo, have come together to turn the public's attention towards the plight of children who suffer from Autism.

PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

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The My Sister's Keeper Foundation, together with GLAM Africa MAgazine, on Thursday 29th June, 2017, hosted a fundraising event at the Autism Awareness Care and Training Center (AACT) in Accra dubbed "Glam Africa Ball". The event, which saw President Akufo Addo and First Lady Rebecca Akufo Addo also make an appearance, aimed to raise GHC250,000 to support the noble cause.

PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

First Family at the event

Among the list of honored guests Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia , First Lady Samira Bawumia, and well known actress and TV personality, Joselyn Dumas.

PHOTOS: Akufo Addo daughters move to support children with autism

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Autism is a spectrum disorder characterized by challenges with social and communication skills by those who suffer from the illness. The challenges may be anything from repetitive behavior, speech difficulties, nonverbal communication and the likes. Some suffers also tend to show significant strengths in different fields.

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