The family of the late Kenyan actor, Charles Ouda, popularly known as Charlie, has reached out to Kenyans for assistance in organising a befitting send-off for their departed loved one.
To honour his remarkable legacy, the family has established a pay bill number where well-wishers can contribute to the funeral arrangements.
In a statement issued by the family through a WhatsApp group created by Charlie’s friends in the entertainment industry, they emphasised the importance of giving Charlie a dignified farewell.
The family expressed their desire to provide him with a send-off that reflects his significant contributions to the industry.
“Donations towards Charlie’s funeral arrangements can be made to the following pay bill number: 8056315 (CHARLIE’S SEND OFF),” with well-wishers instructed to include their name as the account number.
This call for support has also been echoed by Charlie’s colleagues and friends on various social media platforms.
The family, however, provided updates on the funeral arrangements, indicating that a daily prayer meeting will be held at Charlie’s family home in Loresho from 17:30.
Additionally, a house service organised by Christ Church will take place at the family residence on Thursday, February 8, commencing at 6 pm. Attendees are encouraged to be seated by 5:30 pm
The news of Charles Ouda’s passing was initially conveyed by his elder sister, Elizabeth, through his official Facebook page.
The statement expressed the deep sorrow felt by Charlie’s loved ones and requested privacy as they mourned the loss of their beloved son, brother, and friend.