Melania Trump opened her first big solo global trip as USA first lady on Tuesday with a wave, a smile and a baby in her arms, aiming to promote child welfare during a five-day tour of Africa.
She was met on arrival by Ghana's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo and other top dignitaries from the United States Embassy in Ghana. She toured wings of the hospital and distributed gifts of teddy bears wrapped in baby blankets.
According to them, it is a lifetime opportunity their babies have had and, therefore, will never be forgotten.
BE BEST, was launched with "the goal of combating some of the issues that children face today by shining a spotlight on successful programs and organizations that teach children the tools and skills needed for emotional, social and physical well-being", Melania said last week.
Her son, Barron, did not accompany her on the trip. Check it out below to hear what folks from Ghana, Egypt and Kenya had to say.
Mrs. Trump's visit opened in low-key fashion. "I don't think I have ever heard her name, Melania".
Mrs. Trump landed in the capital, Accra, on Tuesday morning after a more than 12-hour journey from Washington. Mrs. Akufo-Addo, I look forward to visiting your country and know we will find ways to continue working together even after my visit.