- The Rebecca Foundation has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed library in Kumawu in the Ashanti Region
- The Foundation handed over the newly built library to the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly and the Ghana Library Authority
- This is part of efforts by the Rebecca Foundation to improve access to literacy in education
Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes in
The Rebecca Foundation has commissioned and handed over a newly constructed library in Kumawu to the Sekyere Kumawu District Assembly and the Ghana Library Authority in the Ashanti Region.
The library was built, furnished and resourced by the Rebecca Foundation, with the support of the Ghana Education Service, Ghana Library Authority and Book Aid International.
Recognising the role of literacy in education, the Rebecca Foundation has so far through the Learning to Read Reading to Learn initiative constructed, furnished, resourced and commissioned libraries in Wenchi in the Bono Region, Sefwi Debiso in the Western North Region, Moree in the Central Region, Daffiama Bussie Issah in the Upper West Region and Amansaman in the Greater Accra Region.
The soon-to-be-completed libraries at Bortianor in the Greater Accra Region and Dambai in the Oti Region will bring the total number of libraries constructed by the Rebecca Foundation to eight.
Meanwhile, the Rebecca Foundation has moved swiftly to support the sick and frail-looking 40-year-old woman, Georgina Yawa Ankrah, following a report on Tuesday.
First Lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo who was moved with compassion after watching the story decided to help Georgina through her foundation.
Speaking to JoyNews, a representative from the foundation, Akua Asabea Kropa Maccarthy said when the First Lady saw the report by Ernestina Beryl Richter ''she was so sad to see her [Madam Yawa’s] situation.''
In other news, British-born Ghanaian singer and X Factor contestant, Derry Mensah, went viral for all the good reasons and he has shared his experience at X Factor and meeting Kelly Rowland.
Explaining why he melted when he met Kelly Rowland at X Factor, Derry Mensah disclosed that he has a crush on Beyoncé, who is close friends with Kelly Rowland.
"I have a special crush on Beyoncé so when l met Kelly Rowland, everything transferred to her that night. That was a special night for me and the most amazing moment in my life.''
Enjoy reading our stories?