Chaplaincy multi-faith

Faith is deeply entwined with African Communities spirit and it is very important that the service has access to these communities.
While respecting the diversity of faiths and beliefs both inside the services and the communities, West African Development (WAD) can provide a valuable source of Community base knowledge and information with multifaith Chaplaincy by offering a network of advice and contacts in area of Further Education Chaplaincy, Hospital (NHS) Chaplaincy, Prison and Police Chaplaincy to mention few. Multifaith Chaplaincy will help to promote local support and involvement and improve community cohesion and build relationships between different communities. Chaplaincy is not just a spiritual and theological. Chaplaincy facilitated and provide care in a specific institutional context, such as an academic, hospital, prison, police or military setting. West African Development (WAD) multi-faith chaplaincy will offers confidential, independent, without prejudice or agenda. WAD will support and encourage communities and their families to build a relationships and confidante, to respect and celebrate the diversity of belief within West African and wider Community.


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.

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