Computers for Africa Schools Project
Digital Divide in Primary through Secondary Schools in Ghana, West
Mr. Stephen Opoku
Gyamfi, Executive Director
Mr. Gyamfi, President and CEO of Global
Gateway Consulting, Inc. (GGC), an Alexandria, Virginia-based
information technology (IT) consulting firm, founded CASP in June
2005. He has an extensive background in corporate finance and
information technology (IT) and has consulted his services to major
telecommunications and IT firms such as INTELSAT, SAIC, Winstar, ANADAC,
etc. Mr. Gyamfi uses his expertise in business and technologies to
assist CASP. Mr. Gyamfi received his Bachelors and Masters
degrees from George
Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Gyamfi also serves on the boards of several professional and community organizations
in the Northern Virginia area.
Ms. Dansah is an equity lending staff
assistant with the Navy Federal Union in McLean, Virginia. She has an extensive background in
business and volunteering. Ms. Dansah has a Bachelor of Science
degree in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Computers for Africa
Schools Project (CASP) is managed by professionals who are voluntarily
seeking to help others. CASP is governed by a
board of Directors of 5 prominent men and women who have distinguished
themselves in varied fields of professions.
We are currently assembling our Ghana-based team, including the
Ghana-based Executive Director, with a full compliment of 3-5 paid staff who will
perform the day-to-day operational management and implementation of programs.
Dr. George Letsa, Director
Dr. Letsa is a Comptroller at a Federal Government agency in Virginia. He is an accomplished
accountant and financial professional who previously held executive
positions such as Director of Budget, Washington, DC Public Schools
Systems and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Lutheran Immigration and Refugee
Services (LIRS). He intends to use his specialty in education
and business to assist Ghana schools. Dr. Letsa holds Ph.D. and MBA degrees from
US and Canada respectively. He is also a licensed certified
public accountant (CPA) and Adjunct Professor at Bowie State University,
Mr. Ronald Elliot Sr. Director
Mr. Ronald Elliot is a successful businessman, with over
40 years of experience in the hospitality industry throughout the world. He
has built and managed numerous
hotels and commercial buildings in the Washington metropolitan area. A
former US Air Force Officer and Architect, Mr. Elliot has visited numerous
countries in Africa, most recently, Ghana and have witnessed the lack of
computing facilities in schools and would like to use his influence
in any way possible to assist CASP in fulfilling its mission. He
is a graduate of Virginia Tech and US Air Force Academy.
Mr. Henry Adu, Director
Mr. Henry Adu an Audit Project Manager for a Federal Government, with over
20 years of experience in Financial Auditing. Mr. Adu is also currently
the President of the Washington Metropolitan-based Asante Kotoko
Association, as well as the head of Asante Mampong Development
Association. In addition, Mr. Adu is the Treasurer of Mt. Vernon and Lee
Soccer Association. Mr. Adu's life-long history of volunteering
makes him a suitable person to support CASP in achieving its
goals. A US-trained CPA, he also possesses BS and MBA degrees.
Mr. Vincent Erondu, Director
Mr. Erondu, Founder and President of Elegant
Appraisal Services (EAS), previously worked as Regional Planner with the
State of Maryland Department of Planning for over 20 years. In addition, Mr. Erondu serves as a
TV commentator on African Affairs in Washington, D.C. Mr. Erondu's
commitment to educating the youth of Africa is what propelled him to
join the CASP as a director. He earned
Bachelorís degree in Urban Planning and Political Science, and
Masterís Degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
Mr. Stephen Gyamfi, Executive
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