The Awutu-Effutu and Friends Association of Southern California was founded during the Summer of 1994 with a series of meetings by friends who hail from Winneba and Senya Beraku. These friends, numbering about 15, felt the need to come together to discuss matters of concern common to the two towns. They met regularly for about two years to discuss the goals and objectives of the proposed organization. In the course of those meetings we were able to hammer out a constitution and by-Laws and a benefits package for members.
To give moral and physical support to the chiefs and leaders of the Awutu-Effutu traditional area of Ghana, West Africa in their efforts to promote social and economic development for the people through the improvement of educational and health facilities in the twin towns of Winneba and Senya Breku.
The two main goals of the association are: