The Ghana Red Cross Society, a relief humanitarian organization, started in 1929 as the League of Maternal and Child Welfare; and in 1932 became the Gold Coast branch of the British Red Cross. On attainment of Ghana’s independence in 1957, it evolved into the Ghana Red Cross Society through an Act of Parliament (The GRCS Act 10, 1958).
With its headquarters in Accra, the Ghana Red Cross Society has secretariats in all ten (10) Regions of the country. We are also present in 86 Districts; covering about 63% of the country, with 56,000 volunteers comprising 60% Youth and 40% Adults.
To be the leading volunteer based humanitarian service provider in Ghana.
Ghana Red Cross seeks to prevent and alleviate human suffering by mobilizing the power of humanity.
GRCS President attends Arms Trade Treaty Forum in Geneva
Ghana Red Cross President, Dr Michael Agyekum Addo has attended a meeting on the Arms Trade Treaty, held in Geneva on 26th and 27th September 2013. Read more >>>
Ghana Red Cross Society elects new President
The newly elected President is Dr. Michael Agyekum Addo, founder
and Chief Executive Officer of the Kama Group Ltd. A fellow of the
Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Dr. Agyekum Addo is also the Chairman of the
Council of Pentecost University College and serves on various boards including
the Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).
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