Because Only Together We Can

East African Development Association of Nebraska commonly known as (EADAN) is a non-profit organization under 501(c)(3) led and govern by former refugees staff who have worked with the United Nation High Commission for Refugee (UNHCR) and possess deep knowledge, relevant skills and expertise and who are willing to successfully challenge policies that are discriminatory in nature by empowering the low income families and refugees in Nebraska.

Our Mission
To provide service and support to refugee and Immigrants, Promote awareness and advocacy for quality, inclusive service as well as for community place and spaces that are welcoming of refugee and immigrant children and their families.
Our objective is to provide services that will build stronger and more diverse communities and we accomplish this by facilitating the social and emotional adjustment and cultural transitions of the refugee and immigrants throughout the city of Omaha.

Who We Are

East Africa Development Association Of Nebraska is a nonprofit, nonpartisan,  and non-discriminative Organization founded on the spirit of compassion and community empowerment. EADAN was established in May 14  2020 by a group of concerned development-oriented professionals to respond and address social problems that affect the refugee and the community at large. 

 Our goal is to provide East African youth with the resource they need to turn their ideas and community project into a reality, Our priority is to consistently adapt to the needs of our diverse youth, we strive to create a space where our youth can voice their needs and know their voices are valued. through extensive planning and our open door policy, our youth is able to confide in us as we support them in their process of paving their own path, also EADAN Founders have extensive experience in youth mentorship, Mental health related interventions, Cultural and Language proficiency Services, Life skills trainings, and other supportive Services for Vulnerable Households. 

East Africa Development Association of Nebraska is a registered Non-profit organization in Nebraska under 501(c)(3) which offer service through the state.

What We Do

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— We Find & Fund

East Africa Development Association Of Nebraska is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and non-discriminative Organization founded on the spirit of compassion and community empowerment. EADAN was established in May 14  2020 by a group of concerned development-oriented professionals to respond and address social problems that affect vulnerable members of the community and the society at large.

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— We Build Networks

East Africa Development Association of Nebraska always strive to build networks with other organizations like refugee empowerment, Omaha Community Foundation, Refugee task force and other communities organization that services the state of Nebraska.

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— We Strengthen

East Africa Development Association of Nebraska (EADAN) always helps the low income families who were resettled  in Nebraska to become self sufficient through comprehensive case management in our organization. 

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— We Educate

East Africa Development Association also provides youth mentorship, after school programs for needy families, the goal of the program is to serve recent refugees in high school, middle and elementary school through mentoring, leadership and mindfulness training, Our objective is to help high schoolers navigate post- graduation option and encourage them mindfulness practices, we also train the youth in order to a void  drugs, crimes and other anti-social behaviors. This program can be implemented at schools, colleges, and in the community level. We also encourage and train the families how to protect themselves from  COVID-19 through following the local and state instructions.

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— We Provide Care

EADAN provides supportive services for the Community at large especially during this pandemic crises of COVID -19. All the staff members risk themselves and become dedicated to support their community especially the youth, women and other vulnerable members of the community who are in need of supportive services like Rental assistance program and unemployment benefits and distributing foods and other essential goods.

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— We Consult

East Africa Development Association of Nebraska (EADAN) also provides Counseling through youth’s with Mental Health Problem, case managements and Behavioral Interventions roles with Schools. EADAN will also provide Interpretation and Translation Services for Health & other facilities in order to ease cultural and Communication Barriers.

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