Giving

Tribute: Kate Bannerman-Lartey 1949-2017

Kate Bannerman Lartey

Kate Bannerman-Lartey of blessed memory is the mother of Oral Ofori, Founder of #TheAfricanDreamLLC. Below is a brief bio of her and a tribute put together by her children and loved ones. Mr. Ofori read the tribute at her funeral service in Ghana held August 5, 2017, at the Mount Calvary Cross Ministry Church of Odorkor, Accra. She was interred at …

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South African Entrepreneur Lebogang Chaka to grace Ghana nonprofit ‘Books & Boots’

Lebogang Chaka

Renowned South African leadership speaker and education campaigner Lebogang Chaka is set to grace ‘Books & Boots’ in the Ghanaian capital Accra. The ‘Books and Boots’ education and recreation project is a nonprofit which has been running in mostly deprived communities in Ghana since 2009, its key partners include Active Minds Reading Club, Meet the Professionals and One Ghana. The …

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A Connecticut Yankee in the courts of King Peggy of Otuam

Virginia Viglione of Connecticut USA finally got to meet Ghana’s Lady king Peggy of the Central Regional township of Otuam at the Ghana embassy in Washington DC in the month of May 2017. Virginia has now crossed one item off her bucket list. The Connecticut native who was in the Washington DC area to visit her family there requested her son-in-law, who is …

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Trade-ing Up Aims to Train, Empower Youth in Ghana

Trade-ing Up

Support the launch of a new nonprofit organization that works to build a sustainable future for young adult citizens of Ghana through vocational education. The organization is called Trade-ing Up, and donations can be made via PayPal through trade-ingup.org. Executive Director Brandon McGee grew up in Manahawkin and, after graduating from Southern Regional High School, had a life-changing four-month volunteer …

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Thandi Tutu-Gxashe Honors Dr. Thomas Mensah and shares passion for education

Thandi Tutu-Gxashe

Thandi Tutu-Gxashe believes Arica is more than a continent with its share of diseases, famine, starvation, wars and coups, said the daughter of one of the world’s most renowned social activists It is, “firstly, a cradle of all humankind and there have been many contributions to the world that have come from the African continent,” said Thandi Tutu-Gxashe, daughter of Nobel …

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Caleb’s Corner Charities Event Supporting Ghana Projects

Caleb's Corner Charities

Caleb’s Corner Charities (CCC) will be organizing their 2nd annual 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk  at the Alice B. McCullough Field at Montgomery and the 8th St. Laurel,MD. Afua Addo-Abedi is Founder of CCC, she spoke to TheAfricanDream.net from the Washington DC area where she said this year’s 5k run and 1 mile walk will begin at 8AM on …

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Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery For Breast Cancer Survivors In West Africa

Cosmetic surgery

The Center For Cosmetic Surgery Ghana (CCSG) was set up in 2006 as a for-profit entity in Ghana by Dr. Kwasi A. Debra and his associates. Based on needs seen by Dr. Debra from patients that need cosmetic surgery treatment devoid of vanity, he has seriously been considering the establishment of a West Africa Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery Unit for breast cancer …

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37 African-Caribbean Diasporans Granted Ghanaian Citizenship

Ghanaian citizenship

At a ceremony in the capital city of Ghana – Accra – to formalize the process of granting of Ghanaian citizenship, 37 people were made to swear an oath of allegiance to the country by Ghana president John Mahama. Presenting certificates of citizenship to them, Mr Mahama said their naturalization made them entitled to every privilege deserving and due any …

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Pen To Paper Ghana Increasing Literacy Power Of Children

Pen To Paper Ghana

Pen To Paper Ghana is a Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with the objective of improving education and educational facilities for the young Ghanaian. The NGO works in partnership with the Ghana Education Service to prepare youths for a future of success. One way Pen To Paper Ghana sets out to achieve their agenda is by assessing pupils to ascertain their …

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Dennis Bioh Envisions ‘Last Tear’ For African Immigrants In The US

Dennis Bioh

Dennis Bioh is President and CEO of the African Community Resource Center (ACRC), a US-based nonprofit organization that seeks to bring opportunities to Africans primarily living in Virginia and the larger Washington DC metropolis of the American east coast. One such opportunity the ACRC is working on right now is the ‘Last Tear’ project. According to Dennis, the ‘Last Tear’ …

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