Rapid population growth and urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa, has resulted in competing claims for resources. If not properly harnessed the sheer pressure that this presents may result in major risks factors which invariably affect and afflict the most vulnerable populations, women and children. To ensure sustainable communities all stakeholders and actors must work together.
While Ghana has made significant gains in providing access to clean drinking water to over 80% of its population (UNICEF), other sanitation indicators such as green public spaces that enhance sustainable community development is lacking. We are working for a cleaner environment, by working with stakeholders and the private sector to improve sanitation and the environmental health of public spaces by making them greener and safer for communities. These public spaces, are parks and garden within the capital city.
Established in January 2017, The Rebecca Foundation complements the efforts of government by undertaking the following; supporting and promoting initiatives that improve the economic status of women; enhancing literacy and learning skills in children; improving environmental health and sanitation by greening public spaces;