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Afro-Philanthropic Conference to be held by Global United Diaspora in Accra this August

Global United Diaspora(GUD) is heading to Accra on August6th, 2019 to host ‘The Returning to One Afro-Philanthropic Conference, a one-day eventwithin the HACSA Summit.’ The aim of the conference is to connect non-profit organizations, philanthropist, innovators and tech leaders from across Africa and the global African diaspora to unify, collaborate, and share resources.

The conference will serve as a catalyst for upliftment of impoverished and under-resourced communities; focusing on finding innovative solutions for improving healthcare, education, disaster relief, STEM, infrastructure, environment and gender equality amongst other things.

 

Who is GUD?

GUD is an organization of multinational young professionals focused on sustainability, holistic development and representation of the African Diaspora.  With members across the globe, collectively and individually, our passion for philanthropy and for communities within the diaspora led us to become agents of change around the world. Our mission aims to improve the six sectors of community living including –  Education; Health and Medicine; Infrastructure and Engineering; Agriculture and Environmental Preservation; Water Resources and Sanitation; and Sustainable Design.

 

NMJ Ghana, the local organizing agency partnered with GUD to bring this conference to fruition.  In addition to the conference GUD, NMJ Ghana and volunteers will execute the following service projects around Ghana –

 

  Medical Outreach in Rural Communities around Accra including:

  • Enrolling low-income people for Health Insurance
  • General Wellbeing Check Ups
  • Informational Health Workshops
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Colon Cancer Screening

 

Youth Empowerment/Sports Camps in Accra focused on:

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Reproductive and Physical Health
  • Life skills and Goal Planning
  • Leadership and Empowerment

 

Overall Beautification of Local Orphanage in Volta Region

  • Painting, Repairing broken window, doors, desk, beds
  • Landscaping, paving walkway

 

As the well-known African Proverb says, “If you want to go quickly go alone, if you want to go far gotogether.” We aim to change the face of philanthropy by bringing together black and African led NGOs, philanthropist and innovators from the wider diaspora toinspire collaboration, implement solutions and increaseinnovationto become more impactful in our global communities. We also want to highlight the meaningful work that these organizations and individuals have done and show the world that we all are capable of truly improving the lives of our people.

 

 

We welcome local NGOs, philanthropist, innovators, government officials and individuals committed to the empowerment and development of Africa and the Global Black Community to join us for this monumental conference.

 

We invite all local businesses to partner with us for an opportunity to give your brand global exposure while supporting a great cause. For all inquiries on becoming an official conference sponsor please contact Nia Muhammadat  gud@globalgud.org. You can also learn more about GUD at www.globalgud.org

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Ameyaw Kissi Debrah, known professionally as Ameyaw Debrah, is a Ghanaian celebrity blogger, freelance journalist, and reporter.

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