Emefa Adeti, who won the 2012 TV3 Ghana’s Most Beautiful season six,, has launched a foundation, as a project she took during the beauty contest
The foundation named,;Emefa help Ghana’ will seek to resolve issues of maternal mortality, and help reduce the challenge, as the vision by paying solid attention to children and mother in the rural communities and to give hope to the hopeless.
She said maternal mortality cases have recently been increase the Ghanaian society where serious attention should look into resolving this issues.
Emefa made this known to journalist in Accra during the official launch of the foundation with which funds were raised to support the project and bring smiles to the faces of mother and every citizen.
According to her Chlamydia (sexually infected diseases) was the actual project she intent partaking without full facts until she visited the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, for further investigation whereby maternal mortality issues was on the verge.
She mention that government alone cannot fight maternal mortality without the help of institution NGO’s and other regulatory body to assist in the fight, as the foundation is open to all contributors.
Miss Adeti said project begins at Volta Region where bore hole is underway to be establish for the community. Added that more funds will be raise to register the women and already pregnant ones under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to enable them attend anti-natal care.
She said more women will be enroll in vocational training and other activities to help them earn living.
Speaking on behalf of ,Chief Executive Officer of TV3,Dr.Kwaku Ofusu Asare pledge his continuous support in ways sincetheir Network is offering her one year air time to project and empower Ghanaians on the need to address maternal mortality issues in the country.
Chief Executive Officer of Creative Storms (the consultant firm handling Emefa’s foundation), Dr. Kwesi Owusu, disclosed that his outfit found it necessary to work with Emefa based on the project (maternal mortality) she chose. He praised her for coming up with such a laudable initiative.
He said that over 4,000 women in Ghana lose their lives every year on maternal complications, which if not checked will make human beingsbecome extinct.Adding that the health of women is important such society most take measure to resolve it.
National Co-ordinator of the National Youth Authority Mrs. Sedina Tamakloe Attionu, commended Emefa for taking up a project on maternal mortality, which according to her, its statistics is overwhelming.
She supported the project with a sum of GH¢1,000. Minister for Youth and Sports, Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, also made a donation of GH¢1,000, one laptop computer, and three sewing machines.
Ghana’s Most Beautiful female judge, Mrs. Linda Ampah, donated a sum of US$500. Several donations made by many people from different organizations.