Kwakwaduam Association Inc attends World Vision’s “KidsReach” Program

The Kwakwaduam Association Inc of New York was invited to attend a workshop entitled “KidsReach” organized by the World Vision of New York in the Bronx. The program was held on Thursday the 17th of February. The essence of KidsReach is to build and strengthen the capacity of Community Based Organizations towards the wellbeing of children and youth in the community. This is particularly essential for the Immigrant African population in New York who have to work and need programs to educate and keep children while families worked. KidsReach program provides a nationally coordinated training, technical assistance and product resources for Out of School Time Providers to improve children’s opportunities to thrive in school. Through KidsReach a community organization like Kwakwaduam can learn to start, strengthen and sustain academic mentoring projects that can help children on the path to brighter future. Kwakwaduam was represented by Mr. Paul Ansah, Mrs Lydia Apronti Ms Emilia Okoampah. The program coordinators were Ms Jacqueline Collier an Education Specialist and David Serrano a Youth Development Specialist. The World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. The Kwakwaduam Association Inc is a Non Profit Organization whose mission is to organize social, cultural, economic and educational activities aimed at improving the quality of life among its members particularly, extending the same to the community at large as well as Ghana in particular and Africa in general.

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