The Houston chapter of Krio Descendants Union was launched in March 16, 2013 with
18 members. Libation was poured by Mrs. Lucia Mason. The organization voted for a
motto “Together we will make a difference”. The purpose and mission of Krio Descendent
Union Houston is to reconnect with, and enhance the cultural heritage of the Krios
of Sierra Leone through reflection, education, advocacy and positive deeds for sustainable
The entity was registered with the State of Texas under the name “Krio Descendants
Union of Houston, Texas, Inc”. The KDU Houston, Texas shall be a non-political organization,
focused on the development, promotion and dissemination of the Krio ideals for positive
impact on our membership and our motherland, Sierra Leone.General meetings are held
on the third Saturday of the month.
1. Conduct seminars/workshops to enrich our members and their offspring in Krio history
2. Conduct social, cultural, and educational functions, to enhance the fulfillment
of the Association's goals and aspirations.
3. Develop and implement economic programs to improve the welfare of identified and
approved groups in the Diaspora, through the establishment of economic entities to
empower the Krio community in business engagement.
4. Conduct activities that will provide funding for educational, health and other
identified programs, approved by the Union, directed at deserving individuals and
groups in Sierra Leone.
5. Embark on activities that will re-discover our cultural heritage and sensitize
Sierra Leoneans about our history and positive influence in the post-slavery re-birth
of Sierra Leone.
6. Cooperate with other KDU chapters in the Diaspora to promote the ideals and good
intentions of the Union.
Membership in this organization shall be open to all persons of Creole descent who
wish to participate in the fulfillment of the aspirations of the Union.