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.

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  • 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.


  • Loving people
  • Providing opportunities for growth and development
  • Caring about the wellbeing of people around us
  • Going the extra mile


  • Doing the right thing when it's hard and no one is looking
  • Staying true and consistent with your values
  • Treating people fairly
  • Not giving in to corruption


  • Putting yourself in other's shoes
  • Being aware of the struggles and wellbeing of the people around you
  • Being kind and generous to the less privileged around you.


  • Taking responsibility to address social issues you see in your community
  • Taking a stand against social injustices
  • Being a positive role model for your community
  • Pride and care for your environment


  • Finding creative ways to solve problems
  • Introducing new products that meet the needs of people
  • Improving current standards
  • Challenging mindset and status quo


  • Being competent
  • Doing outstanding work
  • Delivering great customer service

  • In 2019 we opened our Norviwo Community Center where we transition street residents under the age of 15 into rehabilitation programs in order to reunite them with their families.
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Every Moment Counts

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

Wellness Wednesday 2023 - Record Breaking Attendance

Wellness Wednesday 2023 - Record Breaking Attendance

In 2023, the popularity of Wellness Wednesday among children living in street situations has grown significantly from an average of 15 attendees to a record 47 attendees.

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One encounter with FOA changed my life for the better - Millicent's story

One encounter with FOA changed my life for the better - Millicent's story

Millicent spent two months living on the streets of Accra after being abandoned by her friend. After meeting representatives of Future of Africa, she was rescued from the street, reunited with her family, and provided opportunities to improve her well being.

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Connecting with street children - Sarina’s volunteer experience

Connecting with street children - Sarina’s volunteer experience

Sarina reflects on the memorable interactions she had with street children living in Accra.

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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.

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