Grace Asantewaa: Black Queens Player Donates To Crime Check Foundation To Pay Fines For Inmates

Grace Asantewaa: Black Queens Player Donates To Crime Check Foundation To Pay Fines For Inmates

  • A Ghanaian footballer has donated money to support the Crime Check Foundation to free some prison inmates
  • Grace Asantewaa, in an interview, said she was touched by the plight of the inmates and opted to assist financially
  • Many people who thronged the comment section of the video commended the 23-year-old player for the kind gesture

Grace Asantewaa, a player who plays for the female senior national team of Ghana, the Black Queens, has won the admiration of many people with her kind gesture.

This comes after the FC Juárez Femenil midfielder donated an undisclosed amount of money to the Crime Check Foundation to help free inmates imprisoned for failing to pay fines for petty offences committed.

Photo of Grace Asantewaa and Ibrahim Kwarteng
Grace Asantewaa donates money to pay fines of inmates Photo credit: @Crime Check Tv Gh/YouTube
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In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh on YouTube, Grace Kwarteng, who was speaking in an interview with the Founder of Crime Check Foundation (CCF), Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng, said her motivation to donate to support the foundation's work was premised on her desire to help free inmates.

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She said she made that decision after watching a video in which some of the inmates opened up about their plight.

On his part, Mr Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng expressed gratitude to the 23-year-old midfielder for the kind gesture.

He also used the opportunity to encourage other footballers to support the worthy cause of the foundation.

At the time of writing the report, the video on Grace Asantewaa's benevolent gesture had raked in over 4000 views and 14 comments.

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Ghanaians praise the Black Queens player

Many people who thronged the comment section of the video commended Grace Asantewaa for the act.

@ransfordkoduaboahen4857 commented:

Wow,….May the Good Lord bless @GraceAsantewaa and all crew members of Crime Check

@FirstRumors24Lane indicated:

May the Almighty Allah continue to bless her

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@mavistagbor4362 replied:

May almighty Allah continue to bless you dear

@asimapatricia added:

God bless you dear and keep it up

Man weeps as Crime Check Foundation gives him GH¢10,000

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that a 54-year-old wept after he was gifted money by the Crime Check Foundation.

He told Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng that GH¢1,000 would alleviate his hardships.

The Crime Check Foundation, through a generous donation from Sean Frimpong in the UK, presented him with a life-changing amount of GH¢10,000.

Overwhelmed with gratitude, Kwame could not contain his emotions as he wept and thanked the donor for the kind gesture.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Philip Boateng Kessie (Human-Interest editor) Philip Boateng Kessie is a Human Interest editor at YEN.com.gh. He has over six years of experience in journalism. He graduated from the University of Cape Coast in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies. Philip previously served as a reporter for Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL). He also worked as a content writer for Scooper News. Email: philip.kessie@yen.com.gh.

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