Welcome to wad

West African Development was set up in 2005 and has been a registered charity since 2009. We are based in Tameside in the North West. We were set up to work with those of West African origin, but not exclusively.

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Brief History

W.A.D. came to be as many people found it increasingly difficult to get particular support for people in the BLACK ETHNIC MINORITY group. NGO’s and multiple charities have canvassed this group but with no real success as there is no real connection with the people or understanding of the people.

A group of west-africans then started this initiative to fill in this void and create a platform for both sides i.e. the BME’s on one and the NGO’s, charities and the government on the other, to be able to positively interact with one another.

The creation of W.A.D. was initially designed for west-africans to gather and help each other as a collective but as the formulating of the ideology progressed,

 

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ABOUT US

We aim to improve the quality of life of African’s and other ethnic minority people living in Tameside and elsewhere by organising meetings and activities like swimming, football, cultural exchanges, dancing and drumming lessons. The committee meets once a month and general meetings are organised when issues need to be raised. We aim to provide information on training, crime reduction, health and social care, employment, benefits advice, volunteering opportunities etc through our Drop-in and One to One sessions.  We will be providing drop in session and an education venue.

AIMS & OUTCOMES

We aim to improve the quality of life of African’s and other ethnic minority people living in Tameside and elsewhere by organising meetings and activities like swimming, football, cultural exchanges, dancing and drumming lessons. The committee meets once a month and general meetings are organised when issues need to be raised. We aim to provide information on training, crime reduction, health and social care, employment, benefits advice, volunteering opportunities etc through our Drop-in and One to One sessions.  We will be providing drop in session and an education venue.

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ACTIVITIES

From the requests from our community member to be involve in other activities and the positive idea of some members who experienced stress and finding difficulties leaving kids and young people with no activities during a school holiday. The majority of our community memberships are facing the same problem due to financial hardship parent cannot afford taking children away during the holiday time and also working parent during the school holiday find it difficult to leave children alone with no activities. West African Development (WAD)organize a special holiday activities program and provide children and youth with activities like: Arts and Craft, Hair weaving, Drumming and Dancing, Sport and Football and Trips.

OUR PROJECTS

AFRICASPIRIT

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COMMUNITY INTERPRETING PROJECT

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EDUCATION / TRAINING /PRE ESOL PROJECT

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COMMUNITY INTERPRETING PROJECT

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ECONOMIC / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT /DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE PROJECT

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DRUMMING AND DANCING CLUB

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ADVISORY AND COUNSELLING

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ADVISORY AND COUNSELLING

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CHAPLAINCY MULTIFAITH PROJECT

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OVERSEAS AID / FAMINE RELIEF

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AMATEUR SPORT FOOTBALL PROJECT

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ARTS CULTURE / HERITAGE/ SCIENCE PROJECT

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NEW RESIDENT IN TAMESIDE AND UK PROJECT

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ARTS CULTURE / HERITAGE/ SCIENCE PROJECT

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WOMEN AND YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

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6 Brookdale Avenue
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Lancashire
OL6 7UD
TEL: +44 7754715849
        +44 7983824118
Email: aladesanni@westafricandevelopment.org.uk
             admin@westafricandevelopment.org.uk

Web: www.westafricandevelopment.org.uk

About Us

West African Development was set up in 2005 and has been a registered charity since 2009. We are based in Tameside in the North West. We were set up to work with those of West African origin, but not exclusively. Read More