Meet the African woman who was named “The Heroine of Everyday Life”

Harriet Bruce Annan used to work as a toilet cleaner in Europe but despite her own hardship, She became known as the co-founder of the aid association African Angel, which supports less privileged children from the slums of her home country Ghana and provides them with an education. Some of the former street kids she supports are currently studying in Kiev, Ukraine. In an interview with DW Africa, they said they’ll be returning back to Ghana after after their studies to contribute to their country’s development. Harriet’s humanitarian work has been celebrated over the years in Europe especially in Germany where she resides.
Harriet Bruce-Annan was invited to a conference of the Berlin Senate in 2008. There, the role of knowledge in international migration was discussed. 2009 Bruce-Annan was seen in the television programs NDR Talk Show and Markus Lanz. She has been touring Germany and Austria for several years to present her project.
On March 31, 2011, she was named the “heroine of everyday life” by the magazine Bild der Frau at a gala in Berlin and awarded prize money of 30,000 euros. On the anniversary of the World Women’s Day in March 2013 she got Awarded Cross of Merit on the ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany.
This African Heroine is clearly being celebrated better abroad than at home and remains any inspiration to all.

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