Working to Sustain a Culture

Providing a forum for the Krio Descendants organisations at home and the Diaspora
OUR MISSIONS
Homecoming 2016-17

10th Annual Anniversary

Come join us in Boston, Massachusetts for the 2019 Krio Descendants Union Family Reunion
Krio people of Sierra Leone are descendants of mainly 4 groups who founded and settled in the city of Freetown including 200+ Black Poor from Britain in 1787, 1100+ Black Americans via Nova Scotia in 1792, 500+ Jamaican Maroons in 1800, and 60,000+ Liberated Africans from West/Central Africa between 1807 and the 1860s.

Archimedes Faulkner

Chairman's New Year Message

As I start my second term as Chair, I want to thank you for the confidence you have in me to continue to serve in this capacity. Let me on behalf of KDU Global say thank you to our outgoing Vice Chair and executive members for a job well done.

As we start the New Year, the new executive will pursue the vision and mission of KDU Global. I look forward to working with our Vice Chair and the rest of the executive and members of our Global Leadership. We owe it to our members to do what is right as we go about our shared responsibilities.

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JOIN A CHAPTER
JOIN A CHAPTER
There are currently 11 Krio Descendants Union (KDU) Chapters, formed after the Home based organization, KDU Freetown, that form KDU Global. KDU Texas, KDU Northeast, KDU Georgia, KDU North Carolina, KDU New England, KDU London, KDU Young Adults (Virtual Group), Krio Descendants United of California, Krio Diaspora United Southern Ontario (Canada), KDU Houston and most recently KDU Maryland.
DISCOVER THE HISTORY
DISCOVER THE HISTORY
Black Americans, Maroons, and West Africans are most of the ancestral groups woven through history to become the Krios of Sierra Leone
HOMECOMING REUNION 2019
HOMECOMING REUNION 2019
Join us in Boston this year for our annual KDU Family Reunion
1787: Granville Town & Freetown
Founded by the Black Poor from Britain
1792: Freetown
Founded by Black American Settlers
1800: Maroon Town
Founded by Jamaican Maroons
1808-1855: The Peninsular
Founded by Liberated Africans

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Learn more about each of our Chapters and stay updated with events and activities throughout the year.