Pennies Make A Dime Inc. is a non-profit organization, that advocates for children in Africa battling cancer as well as for the less fortunate. We believe that with every dime donated, we help pediatric cancer patients in Africa to see another day. Part of the funds donated help with cancer research. We sponsor children financially, set up educational, physical and spiritual workshops. We look to partner with companies, small businesses and individuals in creating unique fundraising events to provide key resources to orphans. Children are losing their lives in Africa because their families are lacking the funds to have them admitted into hospitals for treatment. With your contribution, we can save these children. Please donate to save lives. As a foundation, we keep dreaming of a future with healthy children living cancer free lives. A future with a long and healthy life not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light. "Please donate and save a life. PMAD is a register non-profit under section 501(c)(3) and registered in accordance with the Companies Act 1963 (Act 179) of the Republic of Ghana.
Patience Roberts, MPA : Founder, CEO Patience is a strong leader who has a passion for changing lives through health and wellness, Education and Community involvement. She has held many different leadership positions and she loves being able to help under privilege children who might not have the opportunity to attend a four year college continue to be successful. She is the founder/CEO Pennies Make a Dime Inc. She founded PMAD in 2012. She provided key leadership and vision around the development of Pennies Make A Dime Inc. She is a thoughtful leader in the idea of change theory and challenges her staff to a deeper exploration theory as well as practice around our vision. she has always been in the front line of change in her community. From volunteering in soup kitchens, to habitat for humanity, to raising funds for women and children infected with cancer in Africa , to collecting clothes and non perishable for those devastated in Haiti after massive earthquake, she works with her staff to review and revise individual program strategy monthly and brainstorm ideas of fundraise as well as develop and sustain ongoing relationship with funding partner and other sponsors. Patience is a mover and shaker and she continuously pushes herself to be better than she was yesterday.
She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, and a member of Gamma Kappa Chapter Buffalo. She served on the executive board as a Treasure and Secretary for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Gamma Kappa Chapter from 2006 through 2008. She is very involved in her community, organizations and non-profits. Currently, she is the Co-Founder of LADYSP EVENTS where they bring brides and other events into reality. Patience awards scholarships annually to under privilege first year students accepted into college to help with their expenses. Patience believes it takes a village to raise a child and to never forget where you come from. Patience is a strong believer in giving back to her community. She believes our young ladies and men need vision, direction, and strong mentorship to able them to live their full potential. She was the Director of Public Relation for the Health and Wellness Association at Buffalo State College. She served on the executive board as a Treasure and Secretary for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Gamma Kappa Chapter from 2006 through 2008. She served as media director for church of Pentecost, Buffalo District from 2008-2015. She was recognized by Capital Change : 30 under 30 for excelling in her career, leadership skills, and demonstrating excellence in the community of Western NY. She was also recognized by Women of Value for commitment to serving communities, nationally and internationally. Patience received the “Life changer Around the Globe philanthropy Award" 2015 from the Ghanaian Association of Buffalo. She was named the "Nkosohemaa"(Progress Queen) of Nsawam during her return to Ghana charity conferences 2019. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology and Minor in Health Promotion from SUNY College at Buffalo in 2008 and Masters in Public Administration. She gives GOD all the credit for everything that has happened in her life. She has strong faith and determination to be great to impact her community and the people around her. Favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.
Kwaku Amofah, MBA: Public Relation Manager Kwaku D Amofah was born in Accra – Ghana. Having immigrated to the United State of America in 2004, he pursued his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at the University at Buffalo (State University of New York). His commitment to helping people has given him the opportunity to work for a multibillion global pharmaceutical company, Fresenius Kabi USA as a Quality Control Analyst II. As a student and graduate of Daemen College Master of Science in Executive Business Leadership program, Kwaku has shadowed several business leaders in the Buffalo – Niagara region including the Director of Leadership Buffalo. His desire, passion and commitment as a Minister and Preacher of the Gospel has given him the opportunity to lead people to Christ and also served as the Former District Pensa and Youth Leader, The District Secretary and an active Board Executive Member for the Church of Pentecost USA - Buffalo District, under the leadership of Rev. Samuel Yeboah. His vision to train, develop, empower and help the needy especially children, through charitable avenues has given him the opportunity to serve as the Chief Operation Officer (COO) for Pennies Make A Dime Inc. (PMAD).
Country Director - Ghana
Tony Y. Kwarteng
Tony Y. Kwarteng is an auditor and entrepreneur. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance and also Masters degree in Human Resource, both from the University of Ghana. He’s the Chief Executive Officer of Kingdom Billionaires Limited, a business consulting company in Ghana. He’s also the founder and President of TBN Ghana Foundation, an entrepreneurship and charity foundation. His passion is to see Africa rise from a place of obscurity to prominence.