Kwakwaduam Association receives $1000 donation

The Kwakwaduam association Inc. of NY was the recipient of a $1000.00 award and a recognition plaque during the 1st Annual Fashion Show and Dance by the SASSI Ladies Social Club (Strong African Sophisticated Sisters Inc.). This was in recognition of the tremendous work done by Kwakwaduam in promoting community development and its global outreach particularly the work involving Blindness and the School for the Blind in Ghana. The donation was to promote the “Talking Calculator” project which involved securing talking calculators forthe School for the Blind at Akropong, Ghana The Strong African Sophisticated Sisters Inc. (Sassi Ladies) was established in October 2009. The President of the organization, Ms.Nazat Bello and the Public Relations Officer Ms. Eunice Poku indicated that the SASSI Ladies Club is a private social club of African descent women. The primary mission of the SASSI ladies is to provide a support system for its members and encourage members in their personal and career goals. The club also seeks to empower our communities including supporting women and children initiatives. The SASSI Ladies welcome members from all religions, races, educational backgrounds and income levels that support its mission and ideals The fashion show itself showcased African Inspired clothing and home goods by innovative designers and seamstresses across the nation. The show brought about a wider customer appreciation of African inspired designs. It was a fantastic display of authentic designs with gorgeous models to boot. It was a tremendous success In his remarks, Dr. Kwame AniapamBoafo, President of Kwakwaduam expressedextreme gratitudeto the SASSI Ladies Club and indicated that Kwakwaduam and the SASSI Ladies share a common vision, values and the mission of empowering their communities and fostering a close social, cultural,relationship between their members. The Kwakwaduam Organization thanked the SASSI Ladies Club for their generous donation and indicated that they lookforward to years of collaboration between the two Organizations and their shared vision

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