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Welcome to the Homepage of the Alliance for Democracy in Africa (ADA)

Based in The Gambia, the Alliance for Democracy in Africa (ADA) is an independent nonprofit, nongovernmental, tax exempt 501(c)(3) membership organization that is dedicated to promoting democracy by encouraging Africans, particularly women and children, to internalize and practise democratic values in their societies. The organization was founded in May 2000 and opened a West Africa Regional Office in The Gambia in June 2001.

News and Upcoming Events


ADA recently held a Capacity Building Workshop for members in the Gambia. Check out our Recent Events page for information and to download the presentation.


The photo below shows students studying in the library of the Shekh Mass Kah Senior Secondary School in Bakau. The library is an ongoing project supported by ADA.


Check our Activities Reports page to read about ADA's projects in 2012 which include not only the expansion of the library facilities at the above school, but also a carpentry and woodwork project and a literary program for impoverished women.




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