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.


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


To build a peaceful, prosperous future for all

Our Team

Belinder Odek


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 . . .

Barbara Ofosu

Africa Campus Convenor

Barbara Ofosu is a  BSc Psychology graduate of the University of Cape Coast. She has served as a member of the fundraising team for the Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation (ILAPI-Ghana) and through her efforts at University of . . .

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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 the systems admin and a research fellow at Institute for Liberty and Policy Innovation . . .


  • Mr. Jurjen Koopmans, Netherlands
  • Oluwatobi Alabi Walker, USA
  • Steve Foerster, USA
  • Peter Bismark Kwofie, Ghana
  • Ken Van Doren, USA