Registered as non-governmental and non-profit organization under the authority of the Republic of
Members of King James Foundation having written and adopted this constitution to regulate
the affairs of our organization hereby declare to abide by the provision hereinafter:-
The organization is non-profit organization
and shall be known and called KING JAMES FOUNDATION
1.The headquarters of the foundation shall be in Accra-Ghana
2.There shall be branches throughout Ghana.
1.To promote educational programmes for orphans and the vulnerable children
in our communities.
2.To advocate for the rights of children mainly through sensitization
and advocacy with community leaders and liaison officers, seminar, workshops, and radio programmes about children rights.
3.To initiate and promote programmes concerned with provisions of relief
aid, rehabilitation and development for children.
Membership is open to all people without regard of nationality, age,
sex, religious or socio economic classes.
ARTICLE 5. DUTIES OF MEMBERS
1.Each member is obliged to discharged its duties conscientiously to uplift the image of the organization.
2.Support the organization in the fulfillment of its duties and help
the work of the organization with active participation.
3.Respect the constitution and abide by it.
ARTICLE 6.EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
1.The governing board of the organization shall be the Executive Council.
2.The Executive Council shall consist of the following:-
A.THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
1.The Executive Director shall head all other persons of the organization.
2.The Executive Director shall act in accordance with the advice of the
Executive Council. He can however also act in accordance with the advice of any other person or authority.
3.Whenever the Executive Director dies ,resigns or is moved from office,
or any reason the Executive Secretary shall assume his/her duties.
4.The Executive Director shall chair both the Executive and General Meetings.
5.The Executive Director shall have a casting vote in the event of a
tie during voting at all meeting.
B.THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY
In the absence of the Executive Director, the Executive Secretary shall
take over and assume the head of the organization.
1.The Treasurer keeps proper and updated records and accounts of all
incomes and expenditures of the Foundation.
2.Submit records and accounts of the Foundation for scrutiny/audit every
(12) months by a Board appointed by the National Executive Council.
3.Avail to National Executive Council records and accounts of the Foundation
anytime on request.
4.Perform other duties from time to time as specified by the Foundation.
ARTICLE 7.ELECTION OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
1.Elections of the Executive Officers shall be held as determined by
2.The General Meeting shall appoint a Senior Member of the organization
as an electoral officer who shall see to the proper conduct of the election.
3.Officers for the various offices shall be elected by a simple majority.
4.Audited Accounts and reports of the organization shall be presented
by the Executive Council at the last business meeting before handing over.
5.There shall be proper handing over three (3) weeks after the election.
ARTICLE 8.REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
1.An Executive Member or Officer shall be remove from office if that
officer is found in accordance the article (10).
a. Have acted in violation of any other section of this constitution.
b. To have conducted him or herself in a manner which brings the office
of the organization into disrepute, ridicule or contempt.
c. Engage in acts of omissions involving or resulting in dishonesty and
or inimical from the office of an officer notice in writing.
i. Signed by at least majority of the Executive Council
ii. Stating act or omission
of the officer (s) be investigation on ground of Article (8), ABC.
This shall be submitted to the Executive Director to invite the General
Meeting to elect as three-members to investigate the matter and submit its findings to the General Meeting.
ARTICLE 9.BANK ACCOUNT
Saving and Current Account shall be opened with a Bank where funds shall be promptly paid.
shall choose its own Bankers at a General Meetings.
be (3) signatories to the Bank Account.
i.The Executive Director
ii.The Executive Secretary
ARTICLE 10: PROJECTS
1.The organization shall undertake projects to fulfill and promote its
aim and objectives.
2.Project coordinators shall be appointed for each project or programmes.
3.Coordinators such as liaison officers shall submit reports on projects
and programmes upon request by the Executive Council.
4.Coordinators shall be members of the organization.
ARTICLE 11.BOARD OF DIRECTORS
1.There shall be a Council of Patrons under the organization: The Council
shall be made up of an inspected number of public spirited individuals who cherish the ideas of peace and unity.
2.The Council shall constitute a fountain of honour under the organization.
3.Satutory meeting times of the Council shall be at the beginning and
end of every year to receive and to review situational reports on the activities of the organization.
4.Selection of patrons shall be done by the National Executive Committee,
on the recommendation of the organization and the approval of the Board of Directors.
5.They shall play the role of advisors and stabilizers.
6.The patrons are entitled to participate in all meeting of the organization
anywhere in the country as observers only, and have therefore no right to vote. They shall perform any other function which
in their opinion is deemed appropriate to the well-being of the organization and within the framework of the current constitution.
Amendment to the constitution shall be determined by the Executive Council
as at when the need arises.