The prestigious United Nations Global Public Excellence is awarding Media Personality, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Natalie Fort with the Medallion of Honour, an award in recognition of her avid humanitarian work.
Over the years, Natalie has spearheaded humanitarian initiatives particularly in the healthcare sector. In 2015, Natalie founded the Fort Foundation, a healthcare centred foundation focused on improving the lives of Ghanaians by solving the healthcare problems facing the country. The Fort Foundation seeks to improve the healthcare sector by renovating and refurbishing selected hospitals across the country, while providing timely financial aid for the less fortunate with healthcare needs through the Fort Fund.
Natalie Fort has also worked to support refugees through her one year service with UN Refugee Agency, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as a High Level Influencer. During her service she advocated on issues regarding refugees, and filed stories highlighting the economic benefits of refugees, and education available for refugees at the Ampain refugee camp, in the Western region of Ghana.
In 2018, non-profit organization, the Ghana Philanthropy Forum (GPF) appointed Natalie Fort as its Patron, as part of her role she promotes the activities of the organization while initiating and maintaining relationships with the GPF’s affiliate charities globally.
The Medallion of Honour is being awarded to Natalie Fort during the Kofi Annan Anniversary Global Legacy Summit 2019, the event which will be held at the University of Ghana School Of Business on August 19th 2019, is expected to see leading personalities such as Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and former Presidents, H.E John Agyekum Kufour, H.E Jerry John Rawlings and others in attendance.