Our Community

Our organization runs on the passion of our dedicated community of volunteers. People who are devoted to learning and contributing their quota to bridging the skills, technology, and information gap in Africa. It is this dedication that culminates in our drive to contribute to the Open Movement.

Our Programs

As a non-profit, we desire to impact lives in diverse ways. We’re looking for opportunities to contribute to the African Development story. A story that resonates with the quality, impact, and importance of our programs.

GLAM & Content Creation


Open Education


Partner With Us

Our plethora of mutually beneficial partnerships are vital to the running of our activities. At the heart of our organization is the desire to impact and influence without seeking to make profit. Become a part of our impactful journey and leave your own unique mark on the African continent and its West African sub region.

Event Discovery

Open Foundation West Africa ( OFWA) Launches University Tech Clubs Initiatives to Introduce Students to Wikimedia

July 5, 2024

In an exciting new initiative, Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA) through the African Wikimedia Technical Community (AWMT) has launched tech clubs in universities across Ghana to introduce students to the world of Wikimedia, specifically focusing on MediaWiki and tech contributions. This initiative aims to bridge the knowledge gap among tech-savvy students in Africa and provide them with opportunities to engage with and contribute to the Wikimedia ecosystem.

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Africa Wiki Challenge 2024

May 14, 2024

This year marks a milestone: the fourth edition of the Africa Wiki Challenge (AWC). It's a celebration of another step forward in our journey to spotlight Africa in the vast online information space. As we embrace the digital age, we invite participants from across the continent to join us in this initiative. Together, we aim to expand and enrich the knowledge about Africa across the web, with a special focus on Wikimedia and its sister projects.

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Shine Her Light Campaign: Telling the Untold Story of the African Woman

April 15, 2024

In celebration of African women's achievements and contributions to society, we launched the Shine Her Light Campaign, an initiative that focused on highlighting their stories and accomplishments. The Shine Her Light Campaign consisted of two main events: The Shine Her Light Writing Contest and the Shine Her Light Webinar.

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