Economic / Community Development /Digital Exclusive Project

From the new government plan in considering the use of social media tools to improve its digital services for UK citizens,West African Development (WAD) service provides more than just a ‘quick fix’ and the work we do is centred on helping people raise their skills, and confidence for life. Our support means that people can get on the right path to have successful lives. It means that they know how to access the services that are available to them. With language (ESOL) and basic computer skills training to people will help to open boundaries in between communities to access the current and new services to more people. For example, Immigration information online services, Housing online services, Jobs Centre and Benefit online service, NHS health online service, Education and School for Family and children online services, to mention few. Because West African Development (WAD) work closely with individuals they can develop and gain confidence so that they can begin to deal with some issues themselves. For more information please contact us on above number or email:


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