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Volunteering to Protect the Environment; YAFO Partners Premier Waste Ghana & GRIPE

Post Views: 1,001 The protection of the environment comes with great concerns. We all agree to save the planet, however, in our ingenuity, we adopt different approach, innovation, and creativity to protecting the environment. Putting a value on plastic waste is significant to protect the environment. Considering our part of the world where socio-economic challenges …

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Be Deliberate, Discover Your Passion and Pursue it – Isaac Sesi

Post Views: 437 Though Ghana is the secretariat for the Africa Continental Free Trade, the largest global market, it presents opportunities to ease the difficulty in doing business. That way, the economic environment will be an incentive to inspire entrepreneurs to be more creative and innovative. Currently, Ghana’s rank on the Doing Business index by …

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Government is Your Employee, Don’t Expect Them to Create Jobs – Peter Bismark.

Post Views: 546 Many individuals in Africa are quick to travel outside the continent for a better future. The hope for a better future and led many to even risky themselves to reach a European country. Others have also perished in their attempt. What most individuals have not realized is that economic freedom underpins the …

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Politicians Satisfy Themselves with Unemployment Rate – Dr. Amos Mensah

Post Views: 464 Unemployment is a security threat and undoubtedly a major challenge facing young Africans. What is heartbreaking is that people who qualify to work are either underutilized or do not find work at all. Young African for Opportunities through the Opportunity Summit event seek to ignite entrepreneurial might among students, young professional and …

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Dr. Amos Mensah, Isaac Sesi, and Peter Bismark Kowfie to Speak at the Opportunity Summit in Ghana

Post Views: 555 The unemployment situation among young Africans is creating vulnerabilities and destroying hopes and dreams for the future. The growing number of youths including graduates exceeds job availability. This situation is common among most countries within Sub-Sahara Africa. Creating prosperity and eradicating poverty are best achieved through entrepreneurship. Given this, Opportunity Summit is …

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GRIPE Community Buy-Back Project; How Ayigya Community Benefited as YAFO-KNUST Joins

Post Views: 847 It was another episode of the buy-back project which is purposely for the purchase of plastic waste from inhabitants and also creating sanitation awareness. On Saturday, 29th February 2020 saw the outreach team of GRIPE extending the buy-back project to inhabitants at Ayigya in the Oforikrom Municipality in Ashanti Region. It was …

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Education is a means to an end, not the destination – Kojo Mbri

Post Views: 532 Interacting with students is an opportunity Mr. Kojo Mbri appreciates as a formal educator of the University of Cape Coast (UCC). He joined the Young and Employable workshop organized by Young Africans for Opportunities, UCC in partnership with International Student Fellowship and Marricke Gane Consulting Ltd on 23rd November, 2019 at the …

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Building Competency Skills at the Young and Employable Workshop with Marricke Kofi Gane

Post Views: 652 It was valuable lessons offered at the Young and Employable Workshop which hosted Mr. Marricke Kofi Gane at the University of Cape Coast on 23rd November 2019. The workshop was participant-oriented and full of interactions. The purpose of the workshop was to inculcate in students’ handy and competent skills that are prerequisites …

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YOUNG AFRICANS FOR OPPORTUNITIES, KNUST, WINS BIG AT THE ANNUAL EDITION OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIETY DINNER AND AWARDS NIGHT

Post Views: 700 The Social Science Faculty held its annual dinner and awards night on May 4th, 2019 at Bannivillas Hotel and Restaurant, Kentikrono. The dinner and awards night which was instituted to celebrate the accomplishments and successes achieved by student leaders, individuals and groups, kicked off a little late after the slated 7pm. After …

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YAFO LAUNCHES AMBASSADOR COURSE, JANUARY 2019.

Post Views: 667 Students, Entrepreneurs and Young Professionals have asked the question; how does one join YAFO? As an organization our doors are open to all who share, believe and contributes meaningfully towards achieving our mission. Thus, to educate and connect students, young professionals, and entrepreneurs with global opportunities through multidisciplinary research and public policy …

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