New York based Nigerian-Ghanaian Afrobeat singer, AKEJU was the star performer at the Voice Of African Mothers (VAM) Fundraising Gala held on Friday November 17,2017.
The night event with the theme’ Sharing Prosperity ‘was targeted at supporting the building of water wells for the new VAM Girls Academy in Sogakope, Ghana.
Akeju who is focused on promoting African culture in the diaspora through his music and fashion style, entertained everyone from across the world present at the event with songs in different African languages as he performed live with his band.
With AKEJU being the sole performer on the fundraising gala night, he melted the heart of African mothers and other races present at the event.
The event which was held between 6:30pm to 11:00pm at Christ Church United Methodist, 524 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065 had notable people like Judge for the Town of Greenburgh, NY, Honorable Delores Scott Brathwaite, Clinical Psychologist & Adjunct Professor at Columbia University, Ms. Judy Kuriansky, PhD., and CCO for the Americas of UBS Group AG in Presence., Ms. Marsha L. Askins present.
VAM, a non-governmental organization , founded by Mrs. Nana Fosu-Randall believes that women’s education and empowerment are fundamental to the development of African nations. VAM is out to promote the need to help individuals and families work together to build hopeful, sustainable and just communities. VAM programs are designed to improve the family life of our participants by framing them around the United Nation’s 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
AKEJU was also present with his band at the VAM event held on June 17, 2015 which was titled millennium Development Goals 2015 progress award at United Nations delegates Dinning Room in New York.