who we are

ADO has created a process to transform the lives of women and children in need and create a brighter tomorrow for future generations.


Our core values are for humanity, character development, integrity, transparency, professionalism, trustworthiness, accountability, the courage of conviction, respect, teamwork, and unconditional love.

FUNDRAISE

    Spotlight these activities during ADO Festival, and with your support, you can produce a future leader(s) among these women and children.

COUNSEL

    Healing through counseling, mentoring, spiritual development, and preventing future tragedy through advocacy and awareness

RESCUE

    Rescue women and children from hostile environments, nourish them with proper food, shelter, and education, thereby creating future leaders.

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Support ADO Festival as we work toward a brighter future for women and children through community outreach, disaster relief, environmental conservation, education, and advocacy.

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DONATE TO CHIWOM PROJECTS

ADO Festival As part of our fundraising effort to execute the annual Africa Descent Overall (ADO) Festival, 80% of the proceed will be going to the Children and Wome...
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DONATE TO TALENT SHOWCASE

ADO Festival Africa Descent Overall (ADO) Festival is also hosting a series of talent showcase in California. This is to expose indegeneous talents to our investors...
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DONATE TO MUTE CONCERT

ADO Festival During the Africa Descent Overall (ADO) Festival, we will be hosting Hosting Africa biggest Music Concert at Huntington Beach, California. The Music fe...
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Impact of your Sponsorship

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With your support and by sponsoring the ADO Festival, the impact will enable women and vulnerable child to grow and thrive in a loving, Christ-centered family environment. Read how your sponsorship will impact.

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Shelter & Nutrition

An orphaned, abandoned, abused, or HIV & AIDS infected child who has nowhere to call home and no one to care for them will receive three meals a day plus clothing and a loving and safe place to call home.

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Education & Training

A marginalized and vulnerable child will have new hope for their future through a quality full-time education, spiritual education, vocational training and the opportunity to participate in extra-curricular activities

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Spiritual Development

A child traumatized by their childhood experiences will receive not only medical, dietary and dental care, but also extensive counseling to heal and rehabilitate them and prepare them for a successful independent life.

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Parental Love

Central to a child’s development is experiencing the love of family teaching respect and biblical values.

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Access to Clean Drinking Water

We will be providing clean drinking water every day for more than 1,500 families living within the Community.

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Medicine for the Workers

Your support will enable us to build a clinic that will serve our children, and they are the sole access to medical care for the farm workers and the surrounding community.

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Fuel for the Generator

Due to the current electricity problem, the generation of electric power has become unreliable. The generator runs the lighting for the school and the pumps that make irrigation of the crops possible.

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Livestock Vaccines

Your support will help us purchase the needed medicines to keep all the cows, goats, and chickens healthy. The current livestock is raised to support the children's meals and the excess sold for financial sustainability.

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Counseling

Your support will help pay for the salaries of counselors who works with the children in overcoming their past abuses.

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Build Dormitories

We will build domitaries needed to ensure that children can flourish both academically and physically. Your support will help purchase building materials, beds, mattresses, blankets, pillows and linens that will make these dorms a new home for the children.

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Drought and Famine

Water situation grows more serious with each passing year, as there appears to be no end in sight for our devastating drought.

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ADO Women Center

This is a residential facility dedicated to the rescue of young mothers and their babies from a life of abuse and abandonment. Many of the young women have been victims of sex trafficking, rape, or even incest. Their stories are both horrific and heartbreaking. Because of the negative circumstances surrounding their pregnancies, many of the girls must learn how to even love their own babies.

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Poultry Farm

We are excited to share an opportunity to continue raising the level of income-producing activities designed to support us. To diversify the sustainable revenue, we are building a commercial poultry farm. The implementation of this project will go a long way toward the rescue and transformation of thousands of lives.

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CARING FOR ORPHANS

Caring for thousands of children in need every day.

Caring for over 3500 orphaned, abandoned, and vulnerable children. Children are given physical necessities, including food, clothing, and shelter. We also give them emotional and spiritual support, including mentoring, educational opportunities, counseling, and—most of all—love.

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RESCUING YOUNG MOTHERS & THEIR CHILDREN

Helping mothers and their children escape the streets.

We rescues young mothers from abuse and saves them from a life of prostitution or crushing poverty after being abandoned or widowed. The center provides childcare, education, and vocational training to teach women skills they can use to support themselves and their families.

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MEDICAL & DENTAL CARE

Offering free medical and dental care to children and adults.

This enables vulnerable children and area communities to access preventive diagnostic healthcare services through the medical centers. The medical and dental care is provided by short term mission teams from the US and Canada who collaborate with in country healthcare professionals

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EDUCATION & VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Providing opportunities for education and job training.

Providing educational center to help children learn and provide for their future. We encourage girls to attend school and provide feminine hygiene products so they don’t have to miss extra days. We also provide scholarships for higher education, so students can expand their horizons

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SELF-SUSTAINABILITY PROJECTS

Providing opportunities for education and job training.

To ensure a solid future, we grow 90% of what the children eat. Additionally, we are able to care for more children with the income produced by these projects. Our current projects include horticulture, poultry farming, dairy production, and fish farming. These products provide additional job opportunities for the community and vocational training for children. We are a major employer of women in the community

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION

Planning for the future and creating beauty through conservation and tree-planting.

To create a healthy environment for all, we provides area schools hands-on training in tree conservation and climate change. And every visitor to our facility plants a tree. Over the last three decades, we have planted hundreds of thousands of trees, turning desolate areas into beautiful, productive spaces.

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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Reaching out to our neighbors through ministry and education

We never want our charity to stop at the borders of our homes. So we reach out to the community and help where we can. We reach out to area prisons to bring the word of God and encouragement. We have youth leadership and mentorship programs. And our free medical and dental care is available to members of our communities.

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ADVOCACY

Ensuring a brighter future by partnering with other local organizations.

We provide education to local law enforcement agencies about identifying child abuse and understanding human rights. We also create more access to justice for children by partnering with other children’s programs, targeting the police force, the courts, and other relevant networks, to create greater protections for children in need.

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DISASTER RELIEF

Helping our neighbors by providing necessities during natural disasters.

We provide clean water, food, and medical care to communities during times of drought, civil unresting, flooding, and other disasters.

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Volunteer positions

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Take a look at our available volunteer positions, model casting, soccer referees, fashion designers and many more.

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Admissions Division

The Admissions Division orders the admissions item (buttons or wristbands), inventories the item upon arrival, schedules all volunteers at the Festival to work at the gates selling admission, and does the logistics for the Headquarters tent.
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Grants & Special Projects Division

The Grants & Special Projects Division makes recommendations of non-profit arts grants from the former year’s Festival profits, documents the Festival through photography, and maintains an on-going relationship with other partners.

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Become a volunteer

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We need help in planning and executing ADO Festival. If you live in Los Angeles areas and are willing to volunteer, please apply now.

Organizing Committee

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Be a part of planning California biggest African event, a two – week festival of the arts incorporating sport, music, movies, business, and art.

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Yombo Aderinto

CEO, USAfricaBF

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Kevin Kaul

CEO, US GLOBAL Business Forum

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Edvard Akopyan

Director, USAfricaBF

Festival Events

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Stay informed about our upcoming festival activities, support us by joining us, volunteering, creating awareness and donations.

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Sep 2019

MAPS - SCHOLARSHIP FOR WOMEN

The Miss Africa Pageant Scholarship is a development scholarship program that offers many opportunities for achievement and recognition to deserving women.

MAPS reflects a greater inclusiveness, giving more women the opportunity to ea...

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Sep 2019

ICE EXHIBITION

This year – for the first time – ADO Festival presents the exhibition the Innovation and Creativity Exhibition in California.

The exhibition will feature international business-minded individuals that will showcase their talents, the...