Beneficiary receiving her working tools

The Rebecca Foundation and COVET have donated some machines and equipment to selected hairdressers and seamstresses across the country to enhance their businesses.

The donation was done in response to a request made by the Hairdressers and Beauticians Association in January to the First Lady, Rebecca Akufo- Addo, who also double as the Principal Person of COVET.

In all, about 32 individuals benefited from the donations across the 16 regions.

Items donated to the Association included sewing machines, hair dryer’s and other equipment.

Making the donation on behalf of the Rebecca Foundation, Director of Operations at the Office of the First Lady, Akosua Newman, said the Rebecca Foundation is determined to support individuals grow their businesses, especially women, despite their challenges.

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“I am glad to have this wonderful collaboration with COVET and I know this machines will go a long way to help support your dreams and help alleviate the burdens on you during this trying moments,” she said.

Mrs. Newman also took the opportunity to entreat them to continue to observe the protocols associated with the Covid-19 safety measures.

“I entreat you all to take good care of yourself and adhere to all the various protocols associated with Covid-19 since we are not in ordinary times”, she stated.

By Jamila Akweley Okertchiri