Congratulations 2019 JWMS Graduates!

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John William Montessori School of Tanoso, Kumasi, Ghana, celebrated its 19th Graduation and Handing Over Ceremony on 24th July, 2019 with family, friends, officials and leaders of the community.

Guest of Honor, Former First lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, in a speech read on her behalf by Mrs, Matilda Akom, Headmistress of Ayiduase M/A Basic School, observed that it is good for parents in the country to inculcate the habit of investment in their wards so they can have a better future. “As parents, try to impart the habit of good savings in your children at an early age.” “Educating our children demands a lot of financial investment and as parents, we need to prepare our children for the future financially. Teaching them moral lessons about managing their finances is by putting money aside like opening a bank account for them”.

Special Guest Speaker, Ms. Constance Walker-Fowler, International Board Secretary for Voices of African Mothers, Inc (VAM), challenged the graduates to “Figure out who you are; Be persistent and Do not give up; If you think you can – You can; and remember, You do not need to be perfect!” She reminded them that they are the generation that will take today’s technology to “new directions”.

Mrs. Nana Fosu-Randall, retired United Nations (UN) Financial Officer and co-founder of John William Montessori School (JWMS), also took the opportunity to advise parents to strongly motivate their wards in presuming their talents. Mrs Randall’s advice to parents, “While helping their children to choose their various careers for the future, they must, at all cost, not try to influence their wards’ decision on which job or profession they intend doing.”

Regional and local community leaders and invited guests recognized the outstanding accomplishments of the graduates and offered their continued support for the John William Montessori School, and the graduation program was beautifully enhanced with music, poetry and blessings of invited guests and JWMS students.

Congratulations 2018 JWMS Graduates!

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Congratulations to our 2018 JWMS graduates! This special occasion was put together to congratulate the following alumni:

Achiaa Boateng Sabina
Achiaa Peprah Thatcher
Addai Mensah Senyah
Addo Emmanuel
Adjei Erica
Adu Agyei Doreen
Amoo Frimpong Emilylove
Amponsah kwadwo Randy
Aning Gregory
Appiah Nkrumah Juliet
Boakye Elizabeth
Boateng Patricia
Donkor Achiaa Johanna
Duah Tracy Lady
Hackman Irene
Kpodo Gifty
Mensah Cynthia
Mensah Daniel
Nana Owusu Asante seth
Nguema Asimi Angel
Nguema Teodoro
Nyarko Gloria
Obeng Edem
Ohemaa Gyan Bernice
Opoku Tabiri Gideon
Osei Tutu Sally
Owusu Duah Felix
Peprah Akwesi Appian

Sharing Prosperity: 2017 Gala

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Voices of African Mothers invites you to a night of

Sharing Prosperity

2017 Fundraising Gala

A night to support the building of water wells for the new VAM Girls Academy in Sogakope, Ghana

Friday, November 17, 2017

From 6:30pm-11:00pm
Christ Church United Methodist, 524 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

Cocktails and dinner will be served by Versailles Catering and Décor

Live entertainment will be provided
Prepaid tickets are required for this event
Make your reservation and donation at the link below


Sustainable Education Ghana

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Sustainable Education Ghana is a partnership between Voices of African Mothers, SEG, and Tetra Tech to create a new school that will empower the future girls of Ghana to become leaders of tomorrow. We have a vision: a safe-haven for girls, where they can receive quality food, water, shelter, education and mentorship. We call it VAM Girls Academy.

For more information on these programs please follow the following link.For more information on these programs please click the following link.

Mampong Babies Home

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VAM in collaboration with the first lady of Equatorial Guinea, Mrs. Constancia Mangue de Obiang, shared a celebration during the past week honoring the children of Mampong Babies Home; an institution established by Anglican Missionaries.

The delegation of about twenty people including the staff of John William Montessori School, students of the Cornell University (USA) was led by Nana Kyeremah Oppong II the chief of Tanoso, Mrs. Nana Fosu Randall the founder of VAM and John William Montessori School.

More information on these programs can be found under our Community Outreach Page

Nana has been nominated…

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Our Founder Mrs. Nana Fosu-Randall has been nominated and chosen to attend “The United State of Women Summit” on June 14th in Washington, DC.

Sincere thanks to VAM Board Members, Chriss Portella and Samuel Ritholz, for nominating our President and Founder, Nana Fosu-Randall to attend “The White House Summit on the United State of Women.”

Please visit for more information, and remember to keep up the drumbeat on social media using the hashtag http://vamothers.wpengine.comleadership/stateofwomen and @uswomen2016.

Today, we’ll change tomorrow.

“Wars do not build nations; wars destroy them. Wars bring unnecessary pain, hunger, distress and suffering. There is an alternative to war: the promotion of peace, the sharing of resources and the creation of understanding among all people.”

—Nana-Fosu Randall President and Founder of Voices of African Mothers

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