Rebecca Acheampong, popularly known in the showbiz world as Becca was in Kumasi last week for series of activities. The “Na Wash” singer was in the Garden City to embark mainly for a “Menstrual Hygiene” education initiative which took place on Friday, 26th May, 2017 at the Jubilee Park.
The Becca Hearts Foundation together with “Touching the Lives of Girls Foundation International” have partnered to put together this initiative with a mutual aim to educate girls on female hygiene (hygienic menstrual practices).
Students from eighteen schools benefited from the campaign which took place during the celebration of ‘World Family Hygiene Day’ in Kumasi.
Among the eighteen (18) schools were Ideal College, Afia Ampem Senior high school, Yaa Asantewaa Senior High School, St. Louis Senior High School, St. Louis College of Education, St. Augustine’s Primary, Asem Islamic Primary and St Peters Primary.
Over one thousand students who were at the event were presented with over 2000 Royal Lady sanitary pads, 2000 posters on feminine hygiene (presented to Ghana Education Service for distribution to all SHS & JHS) and many other goodies.
The project which is supported by Zylofon media, Ministry of Education, Ghana Education Service, Royal Lady Sanitary pad and Perla water has already taken place in a number of districts in Accra with three schools benefitting.
The multiple award winning singer also embarked on a media tour during her 3-day visit to Kumasi and capped off her stay with a 2-hour autograph signing session at the Kumasi City mall on Friday with people from all walks of life trooping to the venue to catch a glimpse of the beautiful songstress.
Becca’s team noted that two of her songs, Na Wash with Patoranking and Mene waa are receiving maximum rotation on radio and they happen to be the favourite of the people in the Ashanti Regional Capital.
Click on photos for more pictures from the “Menstrual Hygiene” education initiative
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