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Culture, Community & Education

 

Who we are

The Ghanaian Association of Delaware Valley (GADV) Incorporated is a non-profit corporation of men and women of Ghanaian descent in the Delaware Valley region. We believe our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives.


Our mission is to promote the traditional rich culture to the cultural diversity that is American life, educate and support the communities we live in without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, on Ghanaian culture and life.

 
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Community

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Education

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Charity

Make A True Change

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at GADV. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

Help Us Soar

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

Make A True Change

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at GADV. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

 

“A worthy cause is worth pursuing to the end”

- Ghanaian Proverb

 

Executive Team

Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing their unique skills and passion to move the work of our Non-Profit Organization forward. We’re always pushing ourselves to stay ahead of the curve and striving to perfect our programs. Meet some of our incredible leaders below.

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Dr Kwame Dadson

President

Dr. William Dadson is the chairman and Professor of Economics and Finance in the department of business at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Dadson has led and continues to lead the development of many initiatives at the university. Dr Dadson also formerly served as Vice President of the Ghanaian Association

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Timothy Steele-Dadzie

Vice President

Dr. Timothy Ekow Steele-Dadzie has been an an educator for over 37 years in Ghana and the United States . He’s worked S a teacher, adjunct professor and administrator. He is currently an Education Manager and statewide assessments coordinator at the New Jersey Department of Education. Tim also served as president of GADV.

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Thomasina Kweku-Kennedy

Treasurer

Thomasina Kweku-Kennedy has worked in Pharmaceutical Research for over 17 years and also has a management background in Accounting. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from LaSalle University. Thomasina has been a member of the GADV for 20 years. She has held positions as Secretary, Vice President and is currently the Treasurer.

 

President Message

On behalf of all the members of the Ghanaian Association of Delaware Valley (GADV), I am delighted to welcome you: To you we say, Akwaaba!

37 years ago our founding members, had a vision to form the Ghanaian Association of Delaware Valley. They saw the need and the benefit of a unified Ghanaian community here in the Delaware Valley that would contributed to the communities in we live in through educating our neighbors about Ghanaian culture and contributing to charitable courses.  and over the years, we have weathered the inevitable storms of change to time and the changes have contributed to our growth.

I am overjoyed that the GADV continues to attract new members who are, talented and eager to make this association greater: We invite you to consider becoming a member of GADV. Our membership is open to anyone with a genuine personal or professional interest in Ghana or Ghanaian culture regardless of their national, tribal, religious or political affiliations.

 

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