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Unity is Power

The uvailability of official representation at the Ambassadorial level in Holland in the 80s necessitated the need for an organization that will lead and seek ... See more the welfare of the Ghaian immigrants in The Hague and its metropolis. It is obvious that people of the same tiolity and culture acting in harmony can solve problems easier. They can also be properly represented and their views better articulated when they act in unison. That in a nutshell was the bases for the formation of the Ghatta Foundation. Ghatta Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1993 under the Dutch government’s regulations for the welfare of minorities. The Foundation is registered at the Dutch Chamber of Commerce with number 411.58.140 and has its Head Office in The Hague. The overall objective is to assist the Ghaian community in the areas of social issues such as welfare, education, employment and to help them integrate better within the Dutch multi-cultural society. Other aims of the Foundation are as follows: 1. To provide Ghaians with wider and relevant information through Radio Ghatta, Ghatta TV and the news magazine "Nkwantabisa". 2. To organize Ghaian cultural activities within the City for a better understanding of our culture by our Dutch hosts; especially the youth. 3. To help Ghaians and other English speaking Africans with lessons in Dutch, through the Program "Let's Speak Dutch” on Radio Ghatta. 4. To find ways to portray the Ghaian in a positive image. 5. To fight against all forms of injustice, which may confront Ghaians at the workplace, school, home etc. 6. To provide help and offer assistance to every Ghaian in the city irrespective of sex, religion, culture and tribe. 7. To help the less privileged back in Gha wherever possible. 8. Walk-in service for help in Filling of Forms, Translation, Writing and Reading of letters and documents, general welfare issues like settling of family and other disputes. 9. General Welfare issues as arranging burials of the dead with Dutch Social Service support. 10. Liaise with The Embassy of The Republic of Gha in The Netherlands on Consular issues. The activities of the organization are coordited by a team of well motivated volunteers whose ages range from 18 to 64. The 9-member executive board is under the chairmanship of Mr. L.F. Bempah with Mr. M. Frimpong as general mager/secretary, Mr. A. King Dankwa as fincial secretary, Mr. Benson Darkwah as studio mager, Mr. E. K. Wireko Mpianim as program mager, Mr. P. Opoku Addo as technical mager, Mr. K.O.A. Sarpong, Mr. Akrofi Donkor and Ms. Elizabeth A. Brayie as members.

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