QUEENNAK Foundation, a household name charitable organization in Sierra Leone with the slogan “We Give Not Because We Have a Lot, But We Know What It Means To Be Poor/Disable” last Saturday 15th September, 2018 held its Annual Networking Gala and Honorary Awards Night at Bintumani Hotel, Aberdeen, Freetown.

The event was intended to raise fund to promote disempowered and vulnerable people especially children and women in the country.

The entertaining annual gala night was climaxed with messages to promote free quality education, donations and campaign against domestic violence which are currently the flagship programmes of the Foundation. This was followed by recognition of individuals and institutions that have contributed in many ways to promote the country’s development agenda with awards.

The Chief Executive Officer/Founder of the Foundation, Neneh Ada Koroma aka QUEENNAK, donated ten million Leones (Le10, 000,000) to We Yone Child Foundation; another charitable organization, to boost deprived school children in the Kroo Bay Community. She registered commitment to reconstruct the school there. This is annual financial and learning material donation philanthropist QUEENAK renders to deprived children in the community.

The Foundation has also partnered with the First Lady of Sierra Leone, Mrs. Fatima Bio, with whom Neneh Ada Koroma is currently constructing school at Mile Six geared towards supporting President Julius Maada Bio’s Free Quality Education initiative as well as to empower deprived children have access to basic education in that part of the country.
Queenak disclosed that her Foundation’s mission is all about raising funds to assist disadvantaged and disempowered people in Sierra Leone.

The Founder reiterated on the need to intensify the campaign against domestic violence on children and women in the country.
Anti-Corruption Commission Commissioner, Francis Ben Kelfala, lavished praises on Neneh Ada Koroma for her relentless effort to contribute to national development.

He called on all to make whatever little contributions towards national development instead of leaving the burden on government alone.
Artists from across the country present at the event lauded Queenak for her contributions towards promoting the entertainment industry as part of her charitable work.

They said, the Foundation has helped tremendously to change the narrative in the industry as many perceive artists as unserious people in society.

The representative of the First Lady acknowledged the development strides of the Queenak Foundation in trying to empower vulnerable people in country. The office of the First Lady registered commitment to support and work closely with Queenak in a bid to improve the lives of Sierra Leoneans.