What is Global African Diaspora Development Network?
Global African Diaspora Development Network (GADDN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advance the cause,
unity and welfare of Africans in the diaspora and on the continent.
It is certified by The Internal Revenue Service of the United States of America (USA) as a 501(C) 3 - not for Profit Public Charity Organization.
The purpose of GADDN is to facilitate and encourage African descendants in the diaspora and Africans on the continent
to connect and unite to develop Africa and make Africa great and competitive for the 21st century and beyond.
Who are the sponsors of Global African Diaspora Development Network?
GADDN is sponsored by the general public donations, organizations and institutions.
How are the funds used?
The tax-deductible donations received are used for the following:
Poverty Reduction and poverty Elimination
Food security (availability, sustainability, and preservation)
Vaccination promotions (Polio that was thought to be a thing of the past is now surfacing in Sub Saharan Africa)
Malaria (Our people are decimated every year as they are plagued with malaria and other preventable tropical diseases)
International Relations Legal Advisers
Advocacy group for underprivileged women and children
Democracy propagation advocates
What is unique about this organization?
The unique thing about GADDN is that it seeks the cooperation of various organizations and individuals
worldwide to focus on Africa development and the well-being of all African descendants in the diaspora.
Where are we located?
We are based in the United States of America and working hard to open offices on every continent of the world where African descendants live.
Where is Africa?
Africa is located South of Europe and the Mediterranean Sea; East of the Atlantic Ocean; West of the Indian Ocean and North of Antarctica.
What is the size of Africa? (How large?)
Is Africa a continent or one country?
Many individuals think that Africa is just one country, but, no, Africa is not just one country. Africa is a continent of many countries from North Africa to South Africa and East to West Africa.
How many countries are in Africa?
There are fifty-five countries in the continent of Africa. The list of countries includes:
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of the Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Southern Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The number of countries has often increased and altered as most of the territorial divisions in Africa were made by the colonial powers. Eritrea for example is a relatively new country. The newest country in the world is the country of Southern Sudan; this makes Africa a continent of fifty-five countries.