FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The endowment is created by contributing members of AKATAKYIE USA to fund critical projects for academic excellence at Opoku Ware School (OWASS) in Kumasi, Ghana. The goal is to set up a minimum endowment of $1 million within 3 years, from 2018 to 2021.
The Governing Articles adopted by AKATAKYIE USA at the 2017 Reunion in Manassas, VA constitute the governing instruments with legal authority to a Board of Directors (BoD) for executing its mandate with oversight responsibility by the National Executive Committee (NEC) of AKATAKYIE USA.
Below are the current payment options to the Opoku Ware School Endowment Account at Bank of America:
- Walk into any Bank of America and deposit your donations with this account information:
Opoku Ware Endowment Fund A/C#: 383018132056; Bank of America, 720 W. Uwchlan Ave, Exton, PA 19341.
- Wire Transfer to Bank of America:
Opoku Ware Endowment A/C#: 383018132056. Routing 031202084; Electronic 026009593
- Use your bank's app to transfer your donations to the Opoku Ware Endowment (A/C) at Bank of America with email address: [email protected]
- Mail your checks made to Opoku Ware Foundation to Akatakyie USA Treasurer: Attn: Kwaku Poku, P O Box 347, Livingston, NJ 07039
Under the Governing Articles, which is the Legal Document for the Foundation, NEC shall have oversight responsibilities for administering the Foundation with the sole authority to appoint and terminate all Foundation BoD.
The National President (or Delegate) and National Treasurer (or Delegate) shall act as ex-officio Officers with non-voting authority on the Foundation Officers’ Council.
NEC shall meet with the Officers of the Foundation at least twice annually (one in the month prior to the Annual Reunion) to discuss the performance of the Foundation and other relevant matters.