WAWAC is registered in the state of Washington and operates mostly in the Pierce, King and Snohomish counties. These 3 counties serve as home to the over 20 thousand West Africans in the state.
The mission of WAWAC is to Connect West Africans in Washington with local resources, bridge the gap between us and the wider community and culturally socialize West African children in a value driven way.
The vision of Washington West African Center (WAWAC) is to see a vibrant, empowered and socio-economically healthy West African community in Washington.
The mission of WAWAC is to Connect West Africans in Washington with local resources, bridge the gap between us and the wider community and culturally socialize West African children in a value driven way. Our mission aims to establish a pedestal to enable West Africans discover their full potential and facilitate communication through the use of modern information technologies and works of art for the discovery and realization of their talents.
To support and promote talent development in youths through media, arts and cultural promotion. To teach kids of West African descent in Washington about the positive cultures from their parents’ birth country and to project the image of West Africans in the state of Washington as valuable members of the diversely beautiful people of the United States.
What We Do
West Africans Live and work in Washington
College students received grocery & logistical assistance in 2020 from WAWAC
Seniors provided with services by WAWAC
K1-K12 students served by WAWAC
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WAWAC connects West Africans in Washington with local resources and bridge the gap between us and the wider community, promote West African culture, inform and educates West Africans In WA to discover their potentials and facilitate communication in the use of information technologies and work of arts for the attainment and discovery of their talents and potentials.
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What Our Community Members Say
Our Community Members appreciate our work and dedication thereby showing gratitude. We equally appreciate their appreciation, support and recognition.
Thank so much for helping the grandma to have Vaccines.
Thanks for helping the community gain access to the vaccine. Much appreciated.
I like the program and activities! You’re really doing a good job and we’re so proud of you! Good luck in everything
"thanks for sharing, keep pushing this is the best way to connect and get our kids too engaged. I would have loved my eldest to join but she'll be 15 in June" Adama Jammeh
Just to let you know that I already had my first Covid-19 vaccine last Sunday at Harborview and the last shot will be the 4th.However,I thank you for accommodating me in your program and much more a huge number of fellow Gambians/West Africans. I personally thank you for your untiring efforts and pray that Allah continue to guide you through out. Ameen.
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