About Us

Young Africans for Opportunities (YAFO) is an independent, non-profit, non-commercial organization with core aims to educate , train, and inspire students, entrepreneurs and young professionals to create, innovate, and promote through public policy advocacy for a free and prosperous Africa. YAFO is an organization that enhance students, entrepreneurs and young professional to create for themselves a prosperous and a free society. The organization also focus on young people, linking them with opportunities across the globe for a peaceful, freer, and a prosperous future for all. We build good collaboration with numerous institutions and think tanks in Africa and the world at large to foster and develop potentials to creating a niche of prosperity. YAFO build consortium to facilitate joint action, and develop the most convincing arguments in support of our agenda.

MISSION

To educate and connect students, young professionals, and entrepreneurs with global opportunities through multidisciplinary research and public policy advocacy for a freer, prosperous society

VISSION

To build a peaceful, prosperous future for all

Our Team

Belinder Odek

Co-Founder/President

Belinder has a Bachelor of Science in Communication and Journalism from Moi University and a Diploma in Public Relations Management from the Kenya Institute of Management. She believes that pro-liberty policies are the building blocks for social, economic and political development. Belinder has worked with other free  . . .

Nathaniel Dwamena

Co-Founder & Programs Manager

Nathaniel Dwamena has Bachelor of Arts in Geography and Rural Development from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology – Ghana (KNUST). He is discipline and has good leadership skills. He contributed immensely to the KNUST Students’ Parliament House as a Majority Chief Whip and eventually becoming the Majority Leader for the 11th Parliament . . .

Kingsley Mensah

Head of IT

Kingsley mensah is the C.E.O of KINGSCEL and holds a Bsc. Information Technology from Ghana Technology University College. He is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). He is a Co-director at the Center for Blockchain and Management Information Systems and a research fellow at Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation . . .

ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS

  • Mr. Jurjen Koopmans, Netherland
  • Uche Odiase-Omozoje, Nigeria
  • Oluwatobi Alabi Walker, USA
  • Steve Foerster, USA
  • Peter Bismark Kwofie, Ghana
  • Ken Van Doren, USA