Tchuba, the American Committee for Cape Verde


Duration: January 1975- unknown, 1978 or later
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Tchuba, the American Committee for Cape Verde, Inc. was formed in 1975. The organization focused primarily on lobbying state and federal officials to offer humanitarian assistance to Cape Verde. Cape Verde had been a colony of Portugal but achieve impedance shortly before the organization was founded. Tchuba was an independent non-profit, tax-exempt organization. Tchuba was engaged in the production of educational materials and programs for use in America as well as self-help development programs in the Republic of Cape Verde. The organization published Tchuba Newsletter for three years. (Source: Chronological References: Cabo Verde / Cape Verdean American by Raymond A. Almeida accessed May 12, 2010; Cape Verdeans in America, Our Story, complied and edited by Raymond Anthony Almeida available on The History of the Schooner Ernestina website; and Raymond Almeida, 66, advocate for Cape Verdeans, The Boston Globe, February 16, 2010)

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