Actor Abraham Attah on Friday, June 29 donated Toms shoes to underprivileged school children in the Central Region.
As part of the star’s social corporate responsibility, his foundation, Abraham Attah Foundation with his management team made the donations worth thousands of Ghana Cedis to needy school children in Cape Coast.
The School Children from the various schools were very excited and overwhelmed to see Actor Abraham Attah. The Students and their patrons expressed their appreciation to Abraham and his management for the kind gesture.
Abraham Attah gained international prominence playing alongside Idris Elba in the movie Beasts of No Nation directed by Emmy Award-winning Cary Fukunaga.
Playing the character ‘Agu’ who when civil war tears his family apart, is forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters and transformed into a child soldier, earned Attah praise around the world.
He won Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best Young Actor at Venice Film Festival 2015, ‘Best Male Lead’ award at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards, and also Rising Star Award’ at the Black Fim Critics Circle (BFCC). The award scheme called Attah’s role as “one of the strongest and most phenomenal we have ever seen” and added that he had “a very bright future ahead of him”.
The movie was based on the 2005 novel of the same title by Uzodinma Iweala. Shot in Ghana, it starred Ama K. Abebrese, Fred Amugi and Grace Nortey.
The movie was the first fictional feature produced and distributed by Streaming Service Netflix.
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