Our Beliefs

About Future of Africa, assisting homeless youth in Ghana

Future of Africa is built on core beliefs that are integral to the mission, vision, and goals of our organization.

Future of Africa excursions to help develop our beliefs in youth of Africa

What We Believe

As a growing community organization, we uphold ourselves to a level of compassion and integrity that is founded in our beliefs, and the convictions we hold as true. Combined with our mission and vision, these beliefs are the core influences and values that our programs and operations are built on.

  • We are all on earth for a purpose - all human lives are equal in value, and people possess immense potential.
  • We have an obligation to care - Mission, caring, and looking out for one another, especially the most vulnerable in our communities is fundamental to living life with meaning and purpose.
  • Relationships matter - children and youth are resilient, they will change and grow if surrounded by people who care and believe in them.
  • We can build a better world - A better world is characterized by service, compassion, and justice - respect for human rights and dignity

About Our Mission

Make A Difference

Through the help of our many partners and donors, Future of Africa is able to be in the streets of Accra weekly, continuing to make the future of our African youth brighter.

Make A Donation Our Impact

  • The future of Africa lies in the hands of children and youth who take leadership responsibilities for the issues they see around them.
    Rtd. Gen Romeo Dallaire

Our Core Values

Our core values are the foundation on which our organization relies to ensure that our mission is successful, and they're values we seek out in all members of our family, from the core team, to the volunteers, to the youth on the street that we're hoping to help.

Community

  • Love people
  • Invest in individuals and support families
  • Build new contexts for change

Compassion

  • Wholistic support
  • Live with empathy 
  • Invest in relationships 

Excellence

  • Give your best
  • Don't cut corners
  • Build systems for lasting change

Citizenship

  • Work for freedom and justice
  • Take local ownership of change 
  • Take responsibility 

Courage

  • Lead with integrity 
  • Do what is right even when it is unpopular 
  • Challenge the status quo

  • Our new premises provide us with the space to think big, especially with education and development programs... it is a place where we can all come together to build connections, and be a family.
    Sarina

Every Moment Counts

Every moment a child is off the streets and in the classroom is another moment for the Future of Africa.

Bringing hope home: Reuniting missing children with their families

Bringing hope home: Reuniting missing children with their families

In the heart of Accra's bustling streets, FOA tirelessly works to reunite vulnerable street children with their families, fostering healing, reconciliation, and the promise of a brighter future.

Read more

Unleashing Potential: Innocent, Ishmael and Patrick build their first picnic benches, chairs and tables

Unleashing Potential: Innocent, Ishmael and Patrick build their first picnic benches, chairs and tables

Within FOA's newly established metal and woodwork workshop, Innocent, Ishmael, and Patrick are honing their skills to build picnic benches, tables, and chairs of exceptional quality

Read more

Celebrating new milestones: 11 Inspiring Youth Join Norviwo's Life-Changing Program

Celebrating new milestones: 11 Inspiring Youth Join Norviwo's Life-Changing Program

FOA's inaugural matriculation ceremony celebrated 11 former street children officially joining the Norviwo program.

Read more

Become The Change You Want To See

The future of Africa starts with young people harnessing the fundamentals of social responsibility to drive positive change within themselves.

Donate Volunteer With Us