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Diasporian News of Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Source: Kwakwaduam Association

Kwakwaduam Association to Celebrate its 10th Anniversary

Kwakwaduam Association Inc. to Celebrate its 10th Anniversary and End of Year Dinner Dance

The Kwakwaduam Association Inc. of New York will celebrate its 10th Anniversary and End of Year of Dinner Dance on the 14th of January 2012 at the Polish Center, Yonkers, New York starting at 8pm. Tickets on sale for $55.00 will include dinner and free and unlimited wine.

The theme of the Celebration is “10 years of Community Advancement” The Chairman of the occasion is Dr. Henry Asare of the Bank of America with Dr. Anthony Forestein as the Co- Chair.

Proceeds from the Anniversary will be dedicated to building a Library for the School for the Blind at Akropong Ghana.

Kwakwaduam Association Inc is a Federal Non-Profit Organization (501 C 3) whose mission is to organize activities aimed at enhancing the socio economic, health, financial, educational and cultural aspects of its members and to extend the same to the community at large as well communities in Ghana in particular and Africa in general.

It will be recalled that Kwakwaduam was instrumental in the $30,000 water project for the Eastern Section of Akropong Akwapim, the $24,000 bore hole water project of the school for the Blind, the $5,000 Talking Calculator Project for the School for the Blind and numerous logistic supply for the Health Center at Akropong Akwapim including the provision of a Shuttle Bus. Future projects the Organization envisages other than the Library includes Logistic supply for the Health Clinics at Okrakwadwo and Manfe in the Eastern region of Ghana. The organization has been approved to partner with the Rotary Club to build a $20,000 Sanitation Toilet System in Akwapim Area in the near future. The Group has written a proposal to establish an After School Learning Center to help students of the Akwapim area improve test scores in order to enter Universities and Colleges for further education.

The President of the Organization Dr. Kwame Aniapam Boafo reiterated the commitment of the Organization in achieving its mission and goals and indicated that the Government cannot fulfill every need of the country and that civic organizations such as Kwakwaduam is critical in Nation Building. Please join us support such a noble cause. For further information please contact the Secretary Alfred Amoyaw (917) 445 9116