KGL Foundation supports women empowerment at GUBA Awards 2021

Tuesday 27 July, 2021

The GUBA Nana Yaa Asantewaa Woman of Enlightenment award celebrates a courageous and resilient woman whose work in academia has created knowledge, built confidence and broken-down barriers to opportunities and as such aligns perfectly with the Foundation’s pillar of arts and culture preservation and women empowerment.

The glitzy awards ceremony, held in Accra at the Accra International Conference Centre was graced by Her Excellency Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana; Hon. Frema Osei Opare, Chief of Staff; Ministers of State; Prof. Esi Sutherland-Addy and high-profile dignitaries from Africa and the diaspora.

The CEO of the KGL Foundation, Mr. Elliot Dadey, presented an award to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana; Prof. Nana Aba Appiah Amfo, at the 2021 Grow Unite Build Africa (GUBA) Awards on November 8, 2021 as the GUBA Nana Yaa Asantewaa Woman of Enlightenment.

Multiple award-wining acts such as Angélique Kidjo, Nana Asaase, Hope Masike and artistes from the African continent were key highlights of the event as they showcased their talents with endearing performances.

The theme for this year’s GUBA awards was “Celebrating a symbol of Courage and Resilience”. It sought to recognize African women and women of African origin for their positive impact on society.

KGL Foundation, is the CSR wing of KGL Group; a wholly-owned Ghanaian group of companies, with interests in Innovation, Logistics, Trade, Fin-Tech, Property Development, Gaming and Commerce while remaining accountable to the environment it works within through social interventions.