Popular African actress pays medical bills for 13 needy mothers

Popular African actress pays medical bills for 13 needy mothers

- Yvonne Okoro has paid the medical bills of 13 needy mothers

- The popular actress paid around R72k to settle the medical bills of needy mothers who were unable to afford the charges

- Yvonne Okoro and her sisters have started a campaign to help the less fortunate

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Popular Ghanaian Actress Yvonne Okoro, together with her sisters Elizabeth Okoro and Roseline Okoro, has paid around R72 000 to the clear medical bills for 13 needy mothers at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) in Accra.

A news report by Pulse.com.gh indicates that some of the mothers spent more than two months at the maternity ward of the hospital.

Okoro and her sisters have started a campaign to try and help the less fortunate.

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In addition to settling the bills, the three sisters gave the mothers various baby items.

Among the items were sanitary pads, diapers, baby milk and powder, various baby products, hand sanitizers, toothbrushes, detergents and hand wash.

Okoro said she was shocked by reports of women being held at the hospital due to non-payment and felt compelled to help.

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The award-winning actress used the occasion to encourage young women to plan and make sure they are prepared before bringing babies into the world.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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