Who we are
OBADO is a registered Community Interest Company setup to empower and promote inclusion; which aims to address the lack of day centre services in North Manchester that provide culturally specific services for black people.
Our Day Care, Our Family, Our Community.
We work collaboratively with health professionals: General Practitioners (GPs), District Nurses, Social Workers; local churches etc. to empower older black Africans by increasing their knowledge of services available in their local areas. Helping them to confront issues and obstacles they face in their lives whilst participating in fun activities they have told us they would like to do. Also removing barriers that prevent them from accessing mainstream services and participation in their communities.
Advice and Advocacy
Emotional, Physical and Mental Health Support
Provide Cultural Food and Nourishment
Will and End of Life Advice
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What Our Clients are Saying
Rhona N Musoke
"I send my appreciation to the entire OBADO Team. Thank you very much indeed. Yes, I benefit from the service. I am happy to know that there's people out there thinking to the people in need like me, and I do tell my friends that there's a far more useful Charity organisation called OBADO, people who have are trying to make other people's life better, through giving them food and other things making them feel better and happy. I thank you again, the world needs people like you. God bless you all."
Mrs. Teddy Noblin
"Thanks to OBADO, you have been my caring when I was in need, you did a great job for me and the friend I introduced you thank you so, we now know where to turn and where we are lonely you visit us and even make it phone call, I am letting people know about OBADO and I will always support OBADO. May God bless OBADO."
"Obado is a great organisation and as a 90 year old pensioner I have found the service to be invaluable in combating loneliness and isolation. It has provided a place where I can meet new people and take part in social activities like card games, Scrabble and Domino's. I have made friends and I really look forward to the two meetings each week. During the pandemic lock down when we haven't been able to meet OBADO has been very supportive by contacting me weekly by phone and also providing cultural foods to me and to other members of OBADO."