On April 14, 2023 at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra, there was an exhilarating experience as the KGL Foundation held its first-ever annual fundraiser and gala. The event was graced by esteemed guests, prominent among which was Madam Rebecca Akufo-Addo: the First Lady, who served as the special guest of honour
The event’s chairperson was none other than Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo III, the Okuapemhene – who radiated regal elegance as he addressed the audience. Nana Bafffour Owusu Bediako, Asante Akyem Domeabramanhene, represented the Asantehene, Otumfour Osei Tutu II, and captivated the audience with his inspiring words.
The CEO of KGL Foundation, Mr. Elliot Dadey, welcomed the guests with an insightful address that set the tone for the evening. He spoke passionately about the foundation’s mission to make a positive impact on the lives of underprivileged people in Ghana and beyond, and expressed his gratitude to all attendees for their unwavering support.
The Group Chairman of the KGL Group, Mr. Alex Dadey, spoke about the importance of corporate social responsibility and how the KGL Group is committed to giving back to the community through KGL Foundation’s initiatives. His words resonated with the audience, igniting a sense of purpose and determination to contribute to the foundation’s cause.
Mrs. Akufo-Addo inspired the audience with her unwavering dedication to humanitarian causes, and her call to action for all stakeholders to join hands in creating a better future for the less fortunate.
Oseadeeyo Kwasi Akuffo III underscored the importance of unity and collaboration in driving positive change in society.
Nana Bafffour Owusu Bediako, representing the Asantehene Otumfour Osei Tutu II, conveyed the revered king’s blessings and support for the KGL Foundation’s philanthropic efforts.
The evening was not just about speeches, but also featured captivating performances, exquisite dining and an auction of carefully curated items to raise funds for the foundation’s initiatives. The event was a resounding success, with generous donations pouring in from individuals and corporate entities alike – demonstrating the collective commitment to making a difference in lives of the underprivileged.
As the night came to a close, the air was filled with a palpable sense of hope and determination. The KGL Foundation’s inaugural fundraiser and gala had not only raised funds to support its noble cause but also ignited a spark of inspiration and motivation among all attendees to do their part in creating a more equitable and compassionate world.
The KGL Foundation’s first annual fundraiser and gala was a unique and powerful event, bringing together influential personalities, philanthropists and change-makers to rally behind a common cause.
The event was attended by esteemed members of the Diplomatic Corps, Diasporans and representatives from corporate Ghana who demonstrated solidarity with the foundation’s noble mission. The current Miss Ghana UK and organisers of the pageant’s presence added a touch of glamour to the evening, throwing a spotlight on the foundation’s commitment to empowering women and promoting inclusivity.