THE LEWOH CULTURAL & DEVELOPMENT MEETING
B&B Volunteers Greetings the Fon
LECUDEM-U.S.A Lewoh Cultural & Development Meeting is a non-profit organization certified by the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS), code 501 (c) 3 to procure tax-deductible donations (ID #20-2624583).
The mother organization, LECUDEM, brings together both the home-based and Lewoh sons and daughters in the Diaspora with the purpose of harnessing their energies toward coordinated, meaningful, and planned development initiatives that uplift the human person by improving on the quality of life of the people of Lewoh. The organization has built a portable water project in the Fondom, a trans-Lewoh road that needs funding to surface and build bridges and culverts, and supported medical and educational projects.
Weekend of Gratitude & Appreciation in Lewoh
His Royal Majesty the Atemangwat of Lewoh, Fotabong Lekelefac last weekend at the Lewoh Traditional Palace at Anya extended the people’s warmest and hearty words of appreciation to a 12-person team of volunteers from the United States of America that was in the Kingdom to effect a facelift to the Lewoh sub-divisional hospital.
The upgrading work is the result of a partnership between LECUDEM-USA and the US-based Beckton, Dickenson & Company who sponsored the volunteers to Lewoh to make the refurbishing at the hospital the success the Kingdom recognized last weekend.
Presentation by Head Volunteers
Lewoh Cultural and Development Meeting, popularly known by its acronym LECUDEM, is a non-profit, non-governmental organization which aims to improve the socio-economic welfare and to safeguard and popularize the cultural heritage of the Lewoh people of Lebialem Division in the South West Region of Cameroon.
Fon Pouring Libation
The Fon on his Throne
Fon and Volunteers in front of Hospital
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Following his visit to the United States in June/July 2016 and a meeting with then State Representative and now State Senator Will Smith, the Maryland General Assembly issued this citation to His Royal Majesty Fotabong Lekelefac in recognition of his bridge building initiative. Mr Joseph Eyong, now a U.S. Congressional staff, personally delivered the Citation to LECUDEM-USA represented by the Washington, D.C. Metro Branch President Nkemafuengong, Steve Forbin on 01/29/2017.