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Katharine McPhee: Malaria No More in Africa!

Katharine McPhee: Malaria No More in Africa!

Katharine McPhee spends time with kids at a school during a recent trip to Africa with Malaria No More.

The 28-year-old Smash star – who declared the organization her charity of choice for 2012 – traveled to Ghana before heading to Burkina Faso to distribute mosquito nets to areas affected by the disease.

In Ouagadougou, Katharine planned to visit a school she helped build through her McPhee Outreach Project. The school had been flourishing until some students started falling behind after missing school because of the malaria problem in the region.

“[The nets] will be put to good use – and please know you will always have a home back here in Ghana!” a health director told Katharine, who also participated in a formal gathering of village chiefs called a durbar.

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Photos: Laura Hajar
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  • Angie J.

    good work they are doing

  • John Hopkirk

    I bet that disgusting African creature is enjoying touching a wonderful white womans breast. Makes me sick to see a woman who opened up her heart be taken advantage of in that way.

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    They are doing some good things here. Props.

  • jimmy

    not even the girls are allowed to grow their hair out, its pretty bad over there.

  • Hmm

    Girls are allowed to grow their hair out. don’t know where you got your info from but it is a choice kmt

  • mart

    Fantastic that she got to go there! Someday they can do away with malaria but for now, mosquito nets are the answer.

    By the way, they are doing a play and that is a girl with a stethoscope.

  • WW

    That’s not where you put the stethoscope, LOL. But it’s good that Katharine is help building schools in Africa.

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