Our Stories

About Future of Africa, assisting homeless youth in Ghana

Every life we touch in the streets of Ghana becomes a story of hope and opportunity for Future of Africa and for the children of Accra.

Peter's Odyssey: Innovation, Self-Discovery, and Creative Empowerment at Ashesi's AIX

Peter's Odyssey: Innovation, Self-Discovery, and Creative Empowerment at Ashesi's AIX

Peter's participation in Ashesi University's AIX program was transformative. He discovered a passion for robotics, design thinking, and the creative arts.

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Building livelihoods: Former Street Youth Excel in Hairdressing, Auto-Mechanics, and Fashion Design Apprenticeships

Building livelihoods: Former Street Youth Excel in Hairdressing, Auto-Mechanics, and Fashion Design Apprenticeships

Sandra, Kofi, and Patience embark on a transformative journey, training to become skilled professionals in hairdressing, auto-mechanics, and fashion design. This marks a new chapter in their lives, empowering them to achieve self-sufficiency.

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Eight young girls discover a haven for a brighter future

Eight young girls discover a haven for a brighter future

In 2023, FOA changed lives by rescuing eight girls from the streets, restoring hope, and transforming the course of their futures.

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When compassion takes action - a journey from despair to hope

When compassion takes action - a journey from despair to hope

FOA has embraced two precious newborns, born to mothers rescued from the streets. Through our community, the path of these young lives have shifted, and their hopes restored.

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From streets to leadership - A school prefect who overcame adversity

From streets to leadership - A school prefect who overcame adversity

Gabriel spent 5 years navigating the harsh conditions of living on the street, and even though life sometimes felt unbearable, he never gave up on his dream of gaining an education.

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Providing a safe house for street girls

Providing a safe house for street girls

Since the turn of the year, FOA has rescued 8 girls off the streets. Our goal for the next 2 years is to rescue at least 15 girls from sexual and physical violence.

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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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Vocational Skills are Changing Lives - Kuorkor's Story

Vocational Skills are Changing Lives - Kuorkor's Story

Kuorkor shares her dream of equipping young girls from difficult backgrounds with skills that would empower them and improve their standard of living.

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When Kids Run Away

When Kids Run Away

Children who have lived in street situations for years sometimes find it hard to adjust to a stable environment.

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A New Home for Norviwo

A New Home for Norviwo

Our new space allows us to think big and dream of exciting possibilities.

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Sandra travelled 800km from Tindonsobligu to find hope

Sandra travelled 800km from Tindonsobligu to find hope

Sandra left her hometown in search of a better life. After many lonely nights on the streets, she finds family at Norviwo.

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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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How Rebecca Coffie found hope in the face of crisis

How Rebecca Coffie found hope in the face of crisis

Former Street Resident, Rebecca Coffie, Shares Her Story About Finding Hope When She Encountered Future Of Africa

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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.

Nurturing Team Excellence: FOA’s transformative retreat with Yellowpine Consulting

Nurturing Team Excellence: FOA’s transformative retreat with Yellowpine Consulting

At FOA's training retreat, Jeremy Horne and Heather Powers from Yellowpine Consulting led our team through a transformative experience, shaping our mission and vision, and fortifying our organizational growth

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Peter's Odyssey: Innovation, Self-Discovery, and Creative Empowerment at Ashesi's AIX

Peter's Odyssey: Innovation, Self-Discovery, and Creative Empowerment at Ashesi's AIX

Peter's participation in Ashesi University's AIX program was transformative. He discovered a passion for robotics, design thinking, and the creative arts.

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Building livelihoods: Former Street Youth Excel in Hairdressing, Auto-Mechanics, and Fashion Design Apprenticeships

Building livelihoods: Former Street Youth Excel in Hairdressing, Auto-Mechanics, and Fashion Design Apprenticeships

Sandra, Kofi, and Patience embark on a transformative journey, training to become skilled professionals in hairdressing, auto-mechanics, and fashion design. This marks a new chapter in their lives, empowering them to achieve self-sufficiency.

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

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