Marwus Entertainment, an entertainment company based in the United States of America and Ghana, has distributed free hand sanitizers, liquid soaps and food to head porters, popularly known as ‘Kayayei’ at Darkuman in the Ablekuma North Constituency of the Greater Accra region.
The move was to help prevent the spread of the pandemic Coronavirus among the head porters who cannot afford to buy sanitizers to protect themselves.
Speaking in an interview with the Ghanaian Voice, the Director of Marwus Entertainment, Monalisa Abigail Semaha, said is imperative to be supportive to each other in a wake of the Covid-19 outbreak to the less privileged in society.
She also used the opportunity to admonished Ghanaian on the need to adhere to the precautionary measures that will prevent the spread of Covid-19.
According to madam Semaha regular hand washing with soap under running water or alcohol-based sanitizer to sanitize themselves will also help curb the spread of the disease.
Commenting on the restrictions imposed on selected areas in the country by the government for two weeks, she said is time for the government to take into consideration by putting up a hostel facility for the head porters.
Madam Semaha explained that by providing decent accommodation to the kayayei will save them from sleeping under perilous living conditions.
A Ghanaian actress who was part of the team, Haillie Sumney, also took part in the sharing of the items for the women and children, along with meals.
She noted that the Covid-19 is a deadly disease and urged Ghanaians to stay at home and take the precautionary measures given by the Ghana Health Service.
By: Paul Mamattah