Ghanaian contemporary Gospel singer, Ohemaa Mercy, will be sworn as the new United Nations Association Of Ghana Commission For Women And Children Affairs (UNACWCA) Goodwill Ambassador at a ceremony on Friday (July 8th) at Accra International Conference Centre.
The deal comes after the Commission has “monitored the spirit-filled musician’s good conduct and humanitarian services in diverse ways and her drive to make a lasting difference for women and children in Ghana.” In her role, she will establish close relations with the UNACWCA, government, civil society and other interest groups to facilitate the attainment of UN SDG 5 – Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Ghana.
As a Goodwill Ambassador, the UNACWCA will leverage her notability and influence as a highly reputed public figure in Ghana to increase public awareness of the works of the Commission in-country. She will be responsible for delivering humanitarian aid, assisting in the implementation of UNACWCA programs, and providing development assistance in order to demonstrate benevolence and compassion for women and children.
She joins previous UNACWCA Goodwill Ambassadors, including Richard Commey, Former IBF LightWeight Champion; Lena Marshall, Founder, Lena Marshall Foundation; H.E Ama Bartimeus; and Dr. Gina Asare
Ohemaa Mercy is acclaimed as one the leading voices in the Ghanaian Gospel music fraternity. She is credited with her numerous commercially rated singles and six studio albums, most notably “Adamfo Papa (Good Friend),” “Edin Jesus (The Name Jesus),” “Wobeye Kese (You Will Be Great).” She is a recipient of Best Gospel Song of the Year at the 2022 edition of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards and 3Music Awards. Through her Ohemaa Mercy Ministries and Outreach, she has been able to transform lives with her humanitarian activities.
Ohemaa Mercy anchors Tehillah Experience, an annual faith-based concert. Now in its 9th edition, the concert scheduled to take place on August 14, 2022, at the International Central Gospel Church (ICGC) Calvary Temple, Accra under the theme “Clouds of Glory”.