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About Us


Vision:
Our vision is to edify and strengthen the Ghanaian community in California, as well as to support educational and health-related programming primarily, but not exclusive, to the central and western regions of Ghana.

Objectives:
   
The organization would strive to improve the education of needy school-aged children in California and Ghana by providing school supplies such as used computers and text books. It would also assist to improve the health of the needy children with water-borne disease related issues.
The targeted population is children between the ages of five (5) and hteen (18) that live in California and also in the Western and Central regions of Ghana.   

The organization have the following goals in addition to the above:
It would foster harmonious relationships among its members, form a collective front to discuss matters of mutual interest to its members and care for each others welfare in times of need and support. It would provide a forum and pursue activities that will enhance further understanding of our cultural heritage.
It shall organize activities to provide social entertainment for the members.
It shall strive to embrace all Ghanaians and other descendants of Africa as well as any other persons who may subscribe positively to its aims

Monthly Meetings:
The mfantseman Kuw of California used to hold  its general meeting on every month but now changed to every-other-month between the third and last week. The meeting starts at 6:30pm and ends at approximately 8:00pm. The venue for the meetings rotates and it is usually announced. In the first hour of the meeting, we discuss about the affairs of the organization. The second hour is reserved for group sessions. In the discussion sessions, we invite speakers to speak about the topics of their specialty. The topics range from technology and community projects, from social affairs and environmental issues across the globe. Check the calendar of events for meetings and activities or our Meeting Notice page. 

For more information, contact MKOC at:  Info@mfantsemanofca.org

OUR SLOGAN 

“Wonsom, Wonsom, Wonye Nyimpa

                  History of  MKOC:

All residents of California With roots in the central and western regions of republic of Ghana, Recognizing the need to bond together and care for each other’s welfare in times of need and support, do hereby establish rules and guidelines for a socio-cultural Organization to be known and called Mfantseman kuw of California.

Mfantseman Kuw of California (MKOC) is an organization based in Los Angeles and Orange County of california in United State. It was founded on January 1st 2004 at 12:10am, and operated under a provisional executive until her constitution was approved in July 2005. Election of officers was held in October 2005, and installation of elected officers took place in February 2006.  

MKOC is a non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization founded to mobilize the Ghanaian residents of California originating from the Central and Western Regions of Ghana. MKoC operates as an affiliated body under the umbrella of Ghana Association of Southern California.

“Wonsom, Wonsom, Wonye Nyimpa ” is our slogan and explained as “togetherness and unity of our people for a good course”. In this way we are able to lend support to one another and also reach out to those back home in Ghana. 

Characteristic of MKOC:
 Mfantseman Kuw is a non-profit social and cultural group. It shall not be a political or religious organization. 

It fosters harmonious relationships among its members, form a collective front to discuss matters of mutual interest to its members and care for each others welfare in times of need and support. 

It s provides a forum and pursue activities that will enhance further understanding of our cultural heritage and organizes activities to provide social entertainment for the members. 

It strives to embrace all Ghanaians and other descendants of Africa, as well as any other persons who may subscribe positively to its aims.

The Mission Statement: .
To preserve and promote the cultural tradition and social support structure of California residents with roots in Western and Central regions of Ghana