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Katharine McPhee Distributes Mosquito Nets In Ghana To Prevent Malaria

March 30th, 2012 9:16am EDT

Katherine McPheeKatharine McPhee has embarked on a charity trip to Africa to help put a stop to the spread of malaria.
 
The "Smash" star and her husband Nick Cokas headed to Accra, Ghana on Sunday on behalf of the Malaria No More non-profit organization, for which McPhee is a spokesperson, to distribute mosquito nets to areas most affected by the deadly disease.
 
They visited a health clinic on Wednesday and attended a special ceremony known as a durbar, a formal gathering of village chiefs and important locals, where they were treated to a dance and drum performance.
 
McPhee also took part in a school play about a boy who contracted malaria, portraying a doctor in the children's production, and was gifted with a handmade stool by the village's most senior chief.

Katharine McPhee malaria spokesman

Photo Credits: PR Photos; Twitter


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