DUNK Grassroots

DUNK - Developing Unity, Nurturing Knowledge - is a youth-led, community-based NGO. Their mission is to create safe spaces for at-risk women and children ages 8-19 living in the most deprived communities of Accra.

Through sports (Basketball), after-school support, life-skills & vocational training, DUNK encourages its members to Play, Learn & Grow, as well as empowering them to become agents of change in their own communities. Currently, DUNK operates in Nima and Jamestown, and reaches over 350 children annually.

Achievers Ghana

The goal of Achievers Ghana is to provide a holistic education for girls living in slums, promoting female education as a path to empowerment and financial security.

Achievers Ghana uses technology to advocate, connect, and increase awareness of the key issues faced by girls, supporting the education and empowerment of girls in slum communities.

The Coding Girls program at Achievers Ghana offers unparalleled computer science education at the community level, giving girls the hard and soft skills needed to become the technologists of tomorrow.

Achievers Ghana are dedicated to exposing more girls to computer science at a young age, leading to more women working in technology and engineering.

The Rebecca Akufo Addo Foundation

The Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation is focused on identifying and implementing initiatives that support the Ghanaian government’s efforts to improve Ghanaian lives, particularly those of women and children.

Helmed by Executive Director Mrs. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady of the Republic of Ghana, the Rebecca Foundation works in partnership with Ghanaian government agencies, the private sector, development partners, civil society and non-profit organizations.

Since its inception in 2017, the Rebecca Foundation has spearheaded the construction of a new mother and baby unit at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, assisted schools for special needs children in Akwapim, supported numerous orphanages across Ghana, provided resources for children throughout Ghana to access urgent medical interventions, helped improve learning outcomes for children, and provided skills and entrepreneurship training for hundreds of women in Ghana’s eastern and northern regions.

Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects

Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Projects (SEHP) is a non-profit foundation established by Samira Bawumia, the Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, for the purpose of empowering Ghana’s underprivileged through a diverse array of social intervention projects.

With a mission centered on health, education, and female empowerment, SEHP programs focus on reducing child and maternal mortality rates, improving literacy and critical thinking, training and retooling health workers and health institutions, and driving entrepreneurial development among women.