Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana is the Executive Director of the Rebecca Foundation. The foundation works in partnership with governmental agencies, the private sector, development partners, civil society and non-profit organizations in the execution of its initiatives.
Since its inception in 2017, the foundation has spearheaded the construction of a new mother and baby unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Kumasi, assisted the schools for special needs children in Akwapim, supported various children from across the country to undergo urgent medical interventions and has also resourced many orphanages in the country.
The foundation has funded the construction of a community bridge in Zenu – a low income highly populated community in the Greater Accra Region, and the renovation of a community clinic in Abamkrom in the Central Region. Additionally, The Rebecca Foundation has trained about 200 women in the Eastern and Northern regions of Ghana in bead making, batik making and entrepreneurship. The foundation is also helping to improve learning outcomes for Ghanaian children.