On Saturday, Ghana Movie Awards 2010 ‘Best Supporting Male Actor’, John Dumelo together with Actress Jocelyn Dumas, the host of ‘The One Show’ on Viasat1, Shamima Muslim and Inna Patty-a former Miss Ghana mounted the catwalk to help the German Swiss International School in Accra to raise funds for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to support victims of the Ivorian war.
The West African country has been plagued by civil war after a disputed election which led Laurent Gbagbo to hold on to power, rejecting election results as well as diplomats’ efforts to end power struggle.
Until he was arrested, he held on to power because he believed there were lots of irregularities in the elections Allasana Quattara won.
This power struggle resulted in loyalist of both men fighting each other. Several homes were raided whiles thousands of inhabitants became homeless. Speaking to press men, Gretchen Krantz Evans, a parent of the school, also part of the organization of the Fashion Show told journalist that, this is the second edition of the show.
She continued that, the proceeds would be donated to UNHCR to support Ivory Coast. Before the main event, several arts and designs in various forms were displayed at the school premises for interested participants to purchase.
On the final event of the night, student and school officials modeled in designs by 5 selected designers; Mina Evans, K’Naf Couture, Brigitte Merki, Renee Q and Rima Fahrky.
After Jocelyn Dumas, Shamima Muslim, Inna Patty and John Dumelo mounted the catwalk to model in specially design clothes from four of the designers. Those designs were auctioned to the parents/participants.
By Ebenezer Anangfio Jnr./GhanaCelebrities.Com/Ghana