• The thespian passed on in uncertain circumstances on February 3rd 2024.
The family of the late actor, Charles Ouda, widely known as Charlie, has appealed to Kenyans for support in organizing a fitting farewell for their departed relative.
"We are reaching out to you our friends to help us organize a befitting send-off for our beloved Charlie. Your support in any form will be highly appreciated," the family stated.
To facilitate contributions, the family has set up a pay bill number, 8056315, under the name "CHARLIE’S SEND OFF." Well-wishers are urged to include their names as the account number when making donations.
In addition to the pay bill number, the family provided updates on the funeral arrangements. A daily prayer meeting will be held at Charlie’s family home in Loresho starting at 17:30.
Furthermore, a house service organized by Christ Church is scheduled for Thursday, February 8, beginning at 6 pm, with attendees encouraged to be seated by 5:30 pm.
Charlie's colleagues and friends from the entertainment industry have echoed this call for assistance on various social media platforms, emphasizing the significance of honoring his legacy.
The sad news of Charles's passing was first shared by his elder sister, Elizabeth, through his official Facebook page.
The family expressed their deep sorrow and requested privacy as they mourned the loss of their beloved son, brother, and friend.
Former BBC Journalist Ciru Muriuki who was the late Charlie's fiancee also shared a poster detailing how fans and celebrities could contribute towards Charlie’s burial.
The poster, featuring a joyful Charlie, encouraged everyone to join in providing a dignified farewell for the cherished legend.
Digital content creator and actress Foi Wambui, along with scriptwriter, movie producer, and director Abel Mutua, and budding actor Kabugi, joined others in sharing Charlie's fundraising poster.