History has recorded great achievements of Africans both in diaspora and in their home countries, impacting lives in different communities, cut across different countries in the world. These Africans have used their talents, resources and time to impart the world economy in different sectors. These Africans needs to be recognized, appreciated and rewarded for their great efforts and achievement.
The establishment of African in Diaspora Achievement Awards (AIDA-Awards) came as a result of the need to create a continental award that will provide opportunity to recognize, celebrate and award African people who are contributing immensely to their various communities and imparting the world in different sectors in the countries they live in. These are special people who are constituting themselves into the dynasty of mentors that young Africans truly needs.
Africa by this foundation has delivered herself from the broadcasting of the negative peoples of the African continent who could not stand as mentors and worthy examples to the young generations coming behind.
The programme’s framework is based on AIDAF attempt to create an enabling environment that will drive sustainable development in the continent through recognition. The programme also seek to enhance knowledge exchanges and proffer solutions to the development of local manpower and resource cut across board in Africa.
The AIDA-Awards project is intended to build on the experience of various similar types of awards within the global arena that attempt to profile and recognize innovations and creative talent within the Africa continent. In particular, and within the scope of the following industry:
o Broadcasting Industry
o Entertainment Industry
o Engineering Industry
o Education Industry
o Computer & Technology Industry
o Community Service Industry
o Health Industry
o Agro-Food Industry
o Governance and Public Service
This is the maiden edition of AIDA-Awards and it will be held in Berlin Germany. The pioneers have the expertise and experience to put together an elegant event with a class. The awardees will be nominated by the public, scrutinized by AIDAF faculty of Judges, and the final selected awardees will be voted for by the general public through an online voting pool.