PHOTOS: John Dumelo At Cornell University In New York

PHOTOS: John Dumelo At Cornell University In New York

Ghanaian Actor John Dumelo was invited as a special guest and a co-host at Cornell University in New York for the University’s “Africa Week” celebration March 9th 2012.

During the event, he was a co-host for the fashion show where he had the opportunity to talk about his career in acting as well as his upcoming fashion line.

This event presented itself with an opportunity for people to learn about the John Dumelo foundation as well, the well-rounded actor and entrepreneur educated the audience about his goal for 2013 where he commits to a “30 African Nation outreach” for improving quality education in Africa, One African Country at a time.

As well as creating a modern and user friendly learning environment for the less privileged. He also mentioned Some of the ongoing projects by the foundation, includes the construction of a $40,000 primary school block in the upper west region of Ghana and the renovation of selected primary and junior high schools in the west African country.

A very diverse crowd was in attendance, Countries like Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Rwanda and many others were very well represented. It was an evening of having a one-on-one experience with the Charming John Dumelo. Camera Flashes and questions filled the hall; everyone seemed very pleased with the humble actor.

He felt very honored to be chosen to share his time and share his acting experience and career with students and guest of one of the Ivy League schools in the United States, Ranked amongst the top universities in the world ,the student body consists of nearly 14,000 undergraduate and 7,000 graduate students from all 50 states and 122 countries around the globe.

He closed the evening by leaving his audience with a food for thought he said, “we need to be the change, we ought to see in ourselves, Let us Join hands and influence education in our nation, One Country at a time:”

Part of the Proceeds from the Africa Week goes to the John Dumelo foundation for enhancing education in Africa.




Source: Eugene Osafo-Nkansah/

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