Father Campbell, Lily Mintah on ‘MTN Heroes of Change’

BY: Daily Graphic/Ghana

The second episode of the MTN Heroes of Change television series goes on air tomorrow, February 2 with stories about Father Andrew Campbell and  Lily Akua Mintah.

Hosted by Kwami Sefa Kayi, The MTN Heroes of Change is a 13-part  television programme that started airing  on five stations from last Sunday, January 26. 

There are people committed to helping their communities in a variety of ways and the proramme, an initiative of the MTN Ghana Foundation,  aims to highlight the work of such people and eventually support them financially to execute their projects. 

Father Campbell is already well known for his tireless efforts at raising resources for the Weija Leprosarium. He has been at it for over 40 years and he will give more insight into his project on the programme.

Lily Akua MintahLily Akua Mintah has an educational project that assists brilliant needy children. She also runs a library for children at Manhean in Tema. 

The two personalities are among 20 people selected from across the country to be featured on the MTN Heroes of Change programme which is looking at selfless efforts in five categories:  Community Crusader, Social Protection, Health, Environment and  Education.  

A panel of  four judges  will select winners for each category, as well as an overall winner.

An amount of GH¢10,000 will go to  support each category winner  and the ultimate winner will receive project support of up to GH¢50,000.

 The programme’s host, Sefa Kayi, has described the 20 people being featured as “angels quietly helping their  communities.” 

The MTN Heroes of Change is shown on Sundays on Crystal TV (7.30 pm); Metro TV (8.00 pm); Multi TV (8.00 pm); eTV Ghana (8.00 pm) and TV Africa (8.30 pm).