Besa Amenuvor

Besa Amenuvor
 
 
 

Torgbui Agbesi Awusu II, Awadada of Anlo, Torgbui Gbordozr III, Dufia of Woe and Dusi-Fiaga of Anlo, Torgbui Addo VIII, Fiaga of Klikor Traditional Area, Torgbui Samlafo, Nana Beka IV, Osomanyawa Acting President, Akwamu Traditional Council,Abusuapanyin Dodi Bekai, Akwamufie, Torgbui Kwakuvi Akah Agblorboni III, Chief of Dabala, mama Akobo II, Queen Mother of Dabala, Torgbui Avudzega Soga I of Sogakoƒe, Torgbui Gbadahu V of Adutor, Torgbui Lugu Awadali V of Adutor, Mama Azawogbe kanapi V of Adutor,Liberty Nani Amenuvor, Fearless Anum Amenuvor, Glory Kwasi Amenuvor, Akpene Amenuvor and Matthew Yao Amenuvor announce the death of their beloved EFO BESA ENYONAM DIVINE AMENUVOR

On April 16, 2011, Mr. Besa Kwesi (Divine Enyonam) Amenuvor passed away suddenly in Ho, Volta Region. Mr. Besa Amenuvor was born in Dabala, Volta Region on June 10, 1945. He graduated from Zion Secondary School in 1965. Due to his academic excellence, Besa earned a full scholarship to attend North Dakota State University. He graduated from NDSU with Bachelors in Agricultural and Economic in and later earned a Masters in Sociology from Cornell University. Besa was the third child of eight children.

After graduating from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Mr. Besa was keen on moving back to his homeland of Ghana. Besa moved back to Ghana in the late 1970s and worked at various jobs. He worked for the Peace Corp, United States Agency for International Development and CUSO. Besa also taught at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana, prior to forming Partners in Development a non-profit organization that was dedicated to community development. His dedication to creating opportunities for all was evident was his passion and he always made impact on the lives of the people that come across him. Besa passion for community development led to his collaboration with Steven Rosenthal in launching Cross Cultural Solutions in 1998. He was the country Director for CCS from 1998 until retired in 2008. Besa was a great asset in launching CCS volunteer program in Ghana.

Besa spent many years traveling the world as a free spirit and made a lot of friends in the process. His travel has taken him to United States, Gambia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rome, India just to mention a few. He enjoyed art, African history, gardening, hat collection, photography, helping the less fortunate, making friends and spending quality time with his family. Besa treasured his friends and family and always said “friends and family are worth more than anything in the world.”

Mr Besa was deeply rooted in his local community and contributed a great deal to the development people from all walks of life. He was beloved by all, and will be sorely missed by the community, and by his beloved wife and children. A wake keeping will be held in Dabala on 27th May, 2011 and his body would be laid to rest in Totysoanyi.

WIDOWS

Madam Grace Amenuvor
Madam Ameyo Amenuvor

CHILDREN

Makafui Amenuvor (Country Director, Cross-Cultutral Solutions, Ghana)
Elikplim Biko Amenuvor (USA)
Etornam BKB Amenuvor (Director, Terra Education, Ghana)
Linda Norvienyo Amenuvor (USA)
Andrews Kofi Amewugah Amenuvor (Student, St. Paul's Senior High School, Denu, Ghana)

GRAND CHILDREN

Ezekiel Senam Amenuvor
Shaquan Selasi Amenuvor
Shaquille Amenuvor
Shamar Amenuvor
Etornam Deladem Amenuvor
Elikplim Elagbe Amenuvor

BROTHERS AND SISTERS

Liberty Nani Amenuvor
Fearless Anum Amenuvor
Glory Kwasi Amenuvor
Akpene Amenuvor
Matthew Yao Amenuvor

NEPHEWS AND NIECES

Enos Amenuvor (Sunyani), Brothers and

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