Komla Dumor Foundation Launched


A Komla Dumor Memorial Foundation, has been set up by the Dumor Family to sustain the legacy of Komla Dumor, by pursuing plans he had for promoting the ideals that he stood and worked for. These ideals enabled him to have such a positive impact on the world and endeared him to so many people worldwide, resulting in the amazing outpouring of love following his passing.

The Komla Dumor Memorial Foundation, will among other things, seek to promote excellence in journalism, with particular emphasis on broadcast journalism, and initiate programmes for the development of African youth, as well as the education of children, including his own three wonderful children, Elinam, Elorm and Araba.

Since the passing of Komla Dumor on Saturday January 18, 2014, numerous individuals, local and international organisations have offered to contribute to such a framework for continuing the tremendous impact that Komla made in addition to giving him a fitting burial.

The Foundation has made arrangements for monetary contributions to be paid into a bank account details of which are as follows:

Account Name : Komla Dumor Foundation

Account Numbers : 0100118364400 (GHANA CEDI)
8701518364400 (USD LOCAL)
8700218364400 (USD OFFSHORE)
2800218364400 (GBP OFFSHORE)

Swift Code : SCBLGHAC

Branch : Opeibea House

Branch Address : P. O. Box KIA 903, Airport, Accra

The Komla Dumor Foundation, will be managed by a Board of Trustees made up of distinguished local and international personalities who believe in what Komla stood for.

The Foundation will coordinate all other initiatives designed to honor the memory of Komla Dumor.

Donors to the Komla Dumor Foundation may specify the use to which the donor wishes to have the donation applied within the broad parameters of the Foundation. The Foundation may be contacted on the following:
Tel: +233 303 932 383
Email: foundation@komla-dumor.com

In respect of In Kind Donations, arrangements can be made through the email or phone contact provided above.

Prof. Ernest Dumor, father of Komla Dumor, says, “Komla sought to give of himself to society and set an example of excellence, especially for the youth. He was always eager to ease the pain of those in need. It is our hope that this Foundation will enable us to continue pursuing and realising Komla’s dream. We are grateful to all those who have expressed their commitment to this cause. “

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