AFADA -USA was founded in the state of Maryland in 2001, with the vision of rallying the Aghem Community, friends and well wishers, to promote education, development, cultural and social well-being of the Wum Central Council Area. AFADA-USA is a nongovernmental, socio-cultural, nonprofit, and law-abiding Association of Sons and Daughters of the Wum Council Area, neighboring villages and those willing to abide by AFADA-USA's constitution. The Aghem clan is composed of ten villages. Aghem is found in Wum central Sub-division in Menchum Division. Menchum Division is one of the oldest divisions of the North West Province of Cameroon, located some 85 km to the north western part of Bamenda.

 

Mission
AFADA-USA mission is to develop and implement programs that will nurture development in Aghem - Wum, to practice and promote our rich culture within the Americas, to provide opportunities for our children to appreciate the Aghem and Cameroon Culture, and to create an opportunity for members to educate each other on the aspects of the American culture that fosters prosperity.

Vision

In order to achieve its mission, AFADA-USA will maintain and foster the identity and cultural norms of the Aghem people, improve their quality of life and cultivate strong friendly relations with fellow Cameroonians, Americans and the rest of the world.

AFADA -USA was founded in the state of Maryland in 2001, with the vision of rallying the Aghem Community, friends and well wishers, to promote education, development, cultural and social well-being of the Wum Central Council Area. AFADA-USA is a nongovernmental, socio-cultural, nonprofit, and law-abiding Association of Sons and Daughters of the Wum Council Area, neighboring villages and those willing to abide by AFADA-USA's constitution. The Aghem clan is composed of ten villages. Aghem is found in Wum central Sub-division in Menchum Division. Menchum Division is one of the oldest divisions of the North West Province of Cameroon, located some 85 km to the north western part of Bamenda.

 

Objective
     
  Stimulate, develop and sustain member interest in Aghem culture
  Foster member support for development projects in Aghem and in their communities in the USA
  Promote and facilitate transition and integration into the American culture and society.
  Function as a representative body on issues and developments that affect the careers and livelihood of Aghem People.