AFROCHELLA 2019 TO PROVIDE OVER 500 MEALS IN POOR NEIGHBORHOODS .
Dubbed the “diaspora calling” year of return edition, the third edition of Ghana’s biggest end of year rave Afrochella is here again . Slated December 28,2019, Afrochella comes off at the El Wak stadium here in Accra Ghana.
Still warming up to the main event ,Afrochella has been involved in series of activities from October this year. And notable among them is the charity field. We want to make the necessary efforts to eliminate undernourishment in our country and eventually beyond our borders.” says Co-Founder, Abdul Karim-Abdullah. “We carefully curated our menus throughout the year so that they focus on providing our communities with the necessary nutrients for a healthy life.” stated in their press release. And some areas to benefit from this deed include
Madina, Zongo, Nima Airport, Opebia and Labadi (Light House) Circle.
Afrochella’s Afro Food Truck is taking on a new initiative this year under the festival’s charity program — Afrochella Feeds.
On December 27th from 8AM – midnight, The Afro Food Truck will make its rounds throughout five of Ghana’s underdeveloped neighborhoods to feed their communities with gourmet meals and appetizers.
This initiative is a part of The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’ (SDG) mission to improve hunger in Africa.
Head Chef Joshua Sai has been cooking for over 10 years and joined Afrochella Feeds 2 years ago. For this year’s menu, he’s providing communities with his signature Jollof rice, chicken & salad.
“It’s so important for the food truck to feed the communities in Ghana. It’s providing to the locals who don’t have to the workers that still can’t afford a proper meal” says Sai.
“My work with Afrochella Feeds makes me feel complete as a Chef.” – Joshua Sai, Head Chef, Afro Food Truck
Afro Food Truck operates all year mainly in Accra, with increased operating hours and routes during the festival season in December. AFROCHELLA festival which seeks to celebrate African excellence in music, culture, and fashion. The proof isn’t in the pudding but the waakye.
The event started in 2017 and more than 4,000 people have attended Afrochella, it wasdesigned to highlight talent in Africa through music and cuisine. In 2018, attendance more than doubled with 10,000 and with Ghana’s Year of Return campaign, 2019 will be epic