Kwakwaduam Association of New York Receives an Award

The Kwakwaduam Association of New York was the Recipient of the 2017 Non Profit Excellence Awardgiven by the National Council of Ghanaian Organization during their premier Community Appreciation Night organized in the Bronx, NY. The event was on Saturday the 5th of August. This was in recognition of the role played by Kwakwaduam in the Ghanaian Community and the extensive nonprofit work done in Ghana

Other Awards presented at the function included the 2017 Community Star Award, Team Spirit Award, Community Impact Award, Non Profit Leaders Award, Business and Leadership Award, Community Support Award and NCOGA Fundraiser of the Year Award

The event gave an opportunity for Ghanaian Culture to be displayed since the attire was strictly Kente, Ghanaian Cloth and Fugu. Ms Martha Pobee Ghana’s Permanent Representative to the UN and the Staff of the Embassy graced the occasion. Dr Kofi Boateng and Lawyer Essien were equally prominent at the function

Commenting on the Award – The President of Kwakwaduam, Mr Mark Saforo said that he was elated that the work done by Kwakwaduam is appreciated and feels encouraged to strive to achieve more. He said Kwakwaduam just gave out Scholarships to five of Member’s Kids going to the Universities. He said the award gave credence to the Vision of Kwakwaduam that the “Best Part of Every Persons Life is What He or She Gives Back to Society” Kwakwaduam was represented by Mrs Lydia Apronti, the Organizing Secretary in addition to the President

On his part, Dr. Kwame Aniapam Boafo a Consultant to the organization praised NCOGA and their Leadership, Fred Ansong for taking a significant role in organizing the Ghanaian Community. He said Kwakwaduam is strongly committed in its Mission