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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


The Independent Electoral Commission has just released their
electoral calendar for 2021


- Voter registration period - 14th January - 26th February, 2021
- Display of provisional list of voters - 15th -24th March, 2021
- Objection and appeals - 15th - 28th March, 2021
- Sitting of Revising Courts - 5th April - 3rd June, 2021
- Diaspora voter registration- 1st - 31st July, 2021


Voting/Poling day - 5th June, 2021


- Nominations days - 30th October - 5th November, 2021
- Public scrutiny day - 6th November, 2021
- Last day of withdrawal of candidature - 26th November, 2021
- Campaign period - 9th November - 2nd December, 2021
- Election day - 4th December, 2021


ADA Current Projects

Sewing (Bakoteh Borehole, Banju North, and Faji Kunda)
Soap Making (Tallinding)
Rice Farming (Sutukoba)
Tie Dying (Tallinding)
Vegetable Gardening (Dutabulu, Jaremeh Koto, Sutukoba
and Sutukonding)
Women's Literacy (Dutabulu, Jaremeh Koto, Sutukoba, Sutukonding,
and Tallinding)
Youth Wood Work (Tallinding)




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