Beverly Hills, CA, October 15, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Educate the Children Foundation, Inc.’s Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Robert Elliott Clarke announced this week that renowned entrepreneur, inventor, and philanthropist, Kenny Andam, has accepted the appointment as Executive Vice Chairman and Executive Board Member to ETC Foundation. This makes him one of three Executive Board Members.
The Former Executive Directors and Co-founders Frank & Faye Clarke now share the honorary position of Co-Chairpersons Emeritus.
Beginning their new chapter, Educate the Children Foundation, Inc. has selected The Republic of Ghana’s capital, Accra, as the foundation's headquarters in the continent of Africa. Its main headquarters will remain in Beverly Hills, California.
The goal of establishing Africa, as its next mission is "to benefit the poorest women and children; supplying them with food, water, medical, clothing, and transportation needs in all Nations, especially those ravaged by wars and slavery," says ETCF Inc.’s Chief, Robert Elliott Clarke. It is important that in every mission ETCF Inc., provide these specific needs for women and children, and their entire family so they can learn.
As the new Executive Vice Chairman, Kenny Andam intends to give ETFC Inc. a tour of every Nation, within, and surrounding Africa, including the Middle East. They will meet with every President and Leader, their cabinets, and Tribal Chiefs to learn how we can best serve the women, children and their families.
Before the tour begins, ETCF Inc.’s Executive Board Members are actively looking to appoint a female to the Executive Board as the third and final member before the end of the 2015. The tour of Africa should be completed in 2016.
In the USA, ETCF, Inc.’s mission will give back to "the poorest schools in our Nation" says Clarke, which continue to be the Native American Schools. Espanola High School, which is 90% Native American and based in New Mexico, is the first of many schools they will aid. ETCF, Inc. has agreed to enhance the existing facilities, including its Media Center and has proposed to build a stand-alone "State of Art" Media & Technology Center.
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About Educate the Children Foundation, Inc.
Educate the Children Foundation, Inc. was founded in 1990 by Frank & Faye Clarke. The foundation is "dedicated to raising the quality of life for all women and children through education, supply them with all of their needs, and eliminate slavery of all kinds globally." The foundation began as The Alabama~Mississippi Project before catching the eye of American businessman and entrepreneur, Sam Walton, who began to work with the organization. In 1991 the name was changed to Educate the Children Foundation, Inc. after President George Bush awarded the foundation The President's Award. In 1996 President Bill Clinton gave The ETC Foundation its 2nd President's Award. Through its efforts ETC Foundation, Inc. has raised over a half billion dollars, and received the G8 Freedom Award (1998), the Congressional Award (2004), and in 2007 the Lifetime Achievement Award for Executive Director and Co-founder, Frank Elliott Clarke, from the NAACP.
About Robert Elliott Clarke
Chief, Robert Elliott Clarke is the son of Educate The Children Foundation, Inc.’s Co-founder Frank Elliott Clarke & LuLa SiTTingBuLL3. He was born in Berkeley, California and his family moved to Beverly Hills when he was 7 years old. Robert attended Beverly Hills High School where he played on the BHHS CIF State Championship tennis team. At the age of 14, Robert also periodically travelled with pro tennis player, Arthur Ashe, while Arthur promoted his Catalina Martin clothing line and Head Racquets. Throughout that time Robert and Arthur played the World's top Doubles Teams and Singles players in exhibition matches. Excelling in his studies he graduating from BHHS several years ahead at the age of 16. Because of his advancement, while in high school Robert also attended UCLA, but he dropped out to pursue a career in real estate at the age of 17. In 1975, he became the assistant to the Sr. Executive Vice President at Oppenheimer Industries in the Western Region, the second largest landowner to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in the US. Multi-million sales came easy for Robert garnering him quick success. In 1978 he appeared on Barbara Walters' show Weekend, where Barbara proclaimed him the “world’s most successful real estate agent.” Barbara featured Robert with a few of his clients; Diana Ross, James Caan, Jacqueline Bissett, Sean Cassidy and the entire Jackson Family. Many luxury property sales followed; hotels in Bora Bora, apartment and office buildings in Los Angeles and Paris, all while developing a client list that surpassed most agents. His company REC International Inc. Is a global consulting business headquarter in Beverly Hills, CA. Robert continues to consult many of the entertainment industry and global elite, including Debbie Reynolds and her record setting auctions, HMPE.co, Dr. Paul Moller’s SkyCar, and revolutionary engines Company FreedomMotors. While overseeing Educate the Children Foundation, Inc. his father asked Robert to continue their legacy, and in January of 2013, Robert became the Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Sole Shareholder of Educate the Children Foundation, Inc.
About Kenny Andam
Kenneth Ekow Andam is a retired Ghanaian American world class Athlete, Innovator, Research Scientist, Philanthropist, and Inventor who has worked with technology, education and natural resources sectors, as well as a founding member of some innovative start-up, and mid-tier companies in the US, and Africa. He graduated with two BS Degrees from Brigham Young University, one in Information Systems, and, the other in Economics in 2000. He started his career in the Windows division of Microsoft Corporation. Currently he serves as the CEO/President of OS Petro, an emerging markets oil and gas company with assets in the basins of Africa and offshore. He has established many successful companies and has been instrumental in the growth and development of major technological advancements via the Internet. He is the Chairman of Kenny Andam Company Limited, a company that has holdings in factories, real estate, restaurants, and several investment portfolios with entertainment companies. He is the general partner at Side Equity, an investment company in the US and Africa. He is also the Founder of WorldVuer, Inc., which is a globally recognized video interactive platform provider, which includes Mobile Banking and Mobile Remittance to Africans, their relatives and consumers throughout Africa and around the World. As a philanthropist he is a supporter of the Education is Freedom advocacy that, provides higher education prospects for children and communities worldwide. In 2015, Kenny Andam became the youngest executive in Educate the Children Foundation, Inc.'s history. He is it's first Executive Vice Chairman and suggested to his friend Robert, to create a smaller Executive Board of Directors so decisions, followed by immediate actions would occur faster.