History

The Dallas Ft. Worth Chapter was founded in 2005.

Mission

  • Foster cultural integration in our host country.
  • Promote economic, academic and social empowerment among the Bakossi in the Diaspora and Cameroon.
  • Promote a networking forum for BACDA-USA members.
  • Encourage fraternity amongst the Bakossi through cultural and social interactions as well as with other Cameroonian ethnic groups.
  • Impart the spirit of self-pride within the Bakossi community

Chapter Executive

President: Mrs. Adeline Ekaney

Vice President: Dr. Mrs. Georgette Ebuh

Secretary General: Mr. Larry Ekaney

Treasurer: Mrs. Ernestine Betanga

Financial Secretary: Mr. Eric Kalle

For questions about the chapter please email bacdadfw@gmail.com

Meetings

Our meetings are held once every other month on the the second Saturday of the month at 6pm with tele-conferences the months we do not meet.

Activities

To be listed …

Current Project

The chapter recently adopted Government School (G.S) Bulutu, Cameroon. This decision was taken after executing a back pack and school supplies drive at the same school. Video report showed incomplete classrooms, classrooms with no doors and windows during the distribution of the gifts.

Donations

To support any of the projects please make check payable to BACDA USA DFW and mail to 11663 Capitan Ln Frisco, TX 75033 or use the Cash App $BACDADFW

Completed Projects

Medical Supplies to Health Clinics and Center:  In the fiscal year 2015-2016 the chapter embarked in soliciting medical supplies to donate to local health clinics and centers that take care of inhabitants in the Bakossi area. The chapter was able to secure medical supplies worth approximately $7,000 and included; over 5,000 pair of gloves, over 3,000 syringes and needles,alcohol wipes ans swabs, drip sets, surgical sets, sterile surgical caps, gowns and shoes to name a few. The supplies were donated to the Bangem Regional Hospital and Ejed Clinic.

Back Pack and School supplies: In the fiscal year 2015-2016 the chapter agreed to assist a school by encouraging the students and local community of the need for education. G.S. Bulutu was selected and back packs and stationary were provided to every student and every faculty a briefcase. The purchase of these was carried out with funds from a previous fundraiser to provide potable water to a disadvantage Bakosssi area

Social Media

You can follow the chapter on twitter @BACDA_DFW and view chapter videos on our YouTube Channel