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Community Development Fund (CDF) nominated Best African Association in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023

Community Development Fund nominated Best African Association in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023.

African community awards. AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023. Community Development Fund has been nominated for Best African Association in Germany at the AFRONEWS Awards 2023.

Who is Community Development Fund?

The Community Development Fund are a non-profit organisation made up of 6 amazing Kenyan Ladies with the aim of supporting each other and promoting Kenya in Germany especially in Hamburg. The ladies have set themselves the task of promoting Kenya through food, music and art in Hamburg.

The Community Development Fund eV was founded in 2019 with the aim of offering the people of Hamburg the opportunity to get to know Kenya through music, food & art and to carry out social, cultural activities and to empower women in the African Diaspora.

“We are mothers, employees, entrepreneurs, self-employed and party queens! Social work and the love for Kenya & Hamburg is our common denominator.”

The board of directors is made up of Stylist and Entrepreneur Donata Burmester and Fashion Designer Florence Oriwo. Donata Burmester has also been nominated for an AFRONEWS Award 2023 here: Donata Akinyi Burmester nominated Best African Business/Entrepreneur in Germany at AFRONEWS Awards 2023.


Telephone: +49 178 2127944
Facebook page: Community Development Fund

Community Development Fund eV
Pestalozistrasse 25
22305 Hamburg
Tel: 0160 6526 099
Fax: 040 4118 8450


The AFRONEWS AWARDS celebrate and recognise the outstanding achievements of Africans in different fields in Germany. They are a way of appreciating and encouraging Africans who have excelled in different fields and are making a positive contribution to the German society.

The Awards also recognise the good work done by African organisations/associations and businesses to promote a positive image of Africa and Africans, facilitate integration of Africans in Germany, promote business opportunities and international cooperation between Germany and African countries, and above all, make Germany and the world a better place for all of us.

How to vote for your nominee

Public voting online for the official Award nominees is officially open on the 7th August 2023 here: AFRONEWS Awards Germany (2023) – VOTING IS NOW OPEN!!

How to sponsor the AFRONEWS Awards 2023 Gala Night

The Afronews Awards 2023 Gala Night is a high-level event that offers companies a variety of channels to increase their visibility amongst members of the African Community in Germany. To sponsor the event, please contact;

Stephen Ogongo,
Editor of Afronews Germany,
Tel/WhatsApp: +393333010654.


Chris Black,
GMB Promotions
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715

Sponsors of AFRONEWS Awards 2023

Ortel Mobile, Germany’s leading prepaid sim cards provider for people with a migration background, is the major sponsor of the AFRONEWS AWARDS 2023.

The Awards are also sponsored by Taptap Send, an easy-to-use smartphone app that lets you send money to family and friends with just a few taps and a debit card.

The African Community in Germany Awards Gala Night 2023

The event will be held in Waiblingen, Stuttgart on 21st October 2023. The venue chosen for the Afronews Awards Gala Night 2023 is: Bürgerzentrum Waiblingen, Bürgerzentrum, An d. Talaue 4, 71334 Waiblingen, Stuttgart. The date is: 21st October 2023, from 17:30. Save the date!!

Booking to attend the AFRONEWS Awards Gala Night 2023

You are all encouraged to attend the Afronews Awards Gala Night to join us in celebrating achievers from our community.

Reservations are made on a first-come first-served basis. For further info on Reservations to attend the Awards Gala Night, please contact:

GMB Promotions
Email :
Tel/WhatsApp: +49 163 1254715