our main focus is the welfare of underprivileged children focusing on providing free quality education, health care and girl child development.
At Menaye Charity Organisation
After winning the title ‘Miss Universe Ghana in 2004’, Menaye Donkor set up the Menaye Charity Organisation which raises funds for deprived children in her home country of Ghana, particularly children infected with and affected by HIV or AIDS.
Charity has always been important to Menaye. Her family, and father in particular, showed her the importance of giving back to the community, and Menaye wanted to do this in her home country of Ghana, particularly to support children in the deprived central region.
Through her charity
She is solely responsible for providing the funds and management of the Menaye School of Hope, which has to date provided an education to over 500 Ghanaian children who would otherwise not have had access to an education (for more info, see box to the right).
Menaye has also raised awareness and funds to help support children affected or infected by HIV or AIDS at orphanages across Ghana. Menaye has previously worked with an orphanage in Odumasi in the Eastern region of Ghana, which homes around 600 children affected by AIDS.
Menaye’s intention is to grow and develop the Menaye School of Hope in Agona Asafo to meet the needs of more children. She will also continue to support Ghana’s orphans, and the education of society about prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS.