Welcome to the GDC Academy
Advancing existing and creating future generations of diaspora organizations and leaders through the GDC system.
Want to become a Volunteer?
At the GDC, we are constantly on the look out for partners who are inspired to build. Because we are global, Our partner networks allow us to brainstorm and build with individuals from different continents, who are enthused about bringing their A game to help those in need. Are you inspired? Are you ready to build with us? Visit the GDC Learning and Development page to find out the road map we have set out for all our intending volunteers for the 2021 cohort.
Opportunities for Diaspora Organizations
We connect with other diaspora organizations and support collaborations to achieve the same goals and learn from each other.
Opportunities for Volunteers
We care about our volunteers. This is the place to collaborate and share your different skill sets and we provide an engaging environment where learning forms the foundation of our progress.
The GDC Principles
GDC mission is driven by four principles:
Diasporic impact oriented
Collaborative, proactive and responsive in supporting an agile culture, demonstrating a learning mindset, respecting and collaborating with others with a focus on delivering value and adapting to change.
Understand our environment and have a commercial and financial mindset, ensure all activities deliver added value.
Passion for innovation
Take ownership and be accountable, showing pride for what we do and communicating our purpose with clarity.
Long Term Partnership
Builds support and engages to share knowledge and skills. Builds partnerships and achieves results
Realising possibilities through volunteering
Placing the needs of diaspora organisations first.
Being respectful and thoughtful in our interaction with others.
Promotingfrugality by relying on volunteerism andpartnership.
Focusing on diaspora innovation and impact.
Creating solidarity by deriving strength from diversity.
Sustaining balance between GDC, work and life.
Enhancing credibility by fostering trust & mutualadmiration by doing the right thing.
Takingownership for highest standards of work andoutcomes through sustained passion.
Can you see yourself in one of our TEAMS
GDC consists of four departments: Administration, Marketing, Project/Program and Healthcare. The Chair heads up these 4 departments and their 21 teams.
How far will your diasporic journey go?