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

  • Our FOA Leaders have served 7,500+ hours, providing 16,800+ meals and responding to over 100 critical medical situations.
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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

Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesdays give street residents a chance to pause, rest and connect with the FOA family

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Joyce and her Family Find Hope

Joyce and her Family Find Hope

Former Street Resident, Joyce, shares her painful past on the streets and finding hope for her family with FOA's support

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How Isaac Andoh survived the streets living with polio

How Isaac Andoh survived the streets living with polio

Former Street Resident, Isaac Andoh, Shares His Story About Living On The Streets With Polio.

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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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