Friday, February 05, 2010

Actor Isaiah Washington, New Honorary Board Member of The Borgen Project!

Known most notably for his role on the television show Grey's Anatomy, this actor has recently discovered a new passion in life - advocacy for the country of Sierra Leone.

In honor of his ancestry and his multiple visits to the region, Washington was moved to do more. Upon his return to the states, he formed the Gondobay Manga Foundation that "advocates for cooperative planning to achieve positive, timely improvements in the lives of the people of Sierra Leone."

The message of advocacy that is inherent within Mr. Washington's work closely aligns with the mission of The Borgen Project and such a partnership promises to bring increased awareness and involvement to the alleviation of global poverty.

- Tiffanie Depew

SOURCE: Gondobay Manga Foundation & CNN