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

Advocacy

Open Education

Consultancy

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.

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HIRING: Administrative Executive

September 7, 2022

Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA) is a soft skills tech-based non-profit organization and a network of communities, committed to digitally representing and preserving the culture of Africa, and developing skills on the continent using an open-centered approach to deliver Skills Training and Capacity building opportunities. Our priority areas of work include Advocacy & Awareness, Training and Development and Digitization and Digitalisation. Our main objectives for the coming years is to increase the visibility and vision of our work in the West African sub-region. We are looking forward to achieving this by enhancing our strategic direction in all our operational functions and through the implementation of high quality and high impact programs that target the needs and aspirations of our community and key stakeholders. In light of this, our organization is seeking to hire an Administrative Executive (full time) to oversee this strategic direction and to help us grow the impact of our work in the sub-region. The person we are looking for must be well versed in business development, financial management and people management. We are also keen on individuals who have a deep understanding of corporate communications and community engagement, have experience in NGO operations and can oversee all the technical aspects of the organization.

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BOOK EXCHANGE BOOTH LAUNCHED

August 22, 2022

On Friday 19th of August, 2022 Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA) officially launched the Book Exchange Booth in partnership with the ARA Children Playground at the Achimota mall. The idea is to encourage readers to donate old books from a stationed booth and pick up new ones in order to encourage sharing and repurposing old books among the youth while maintaining an environmentally friendly way of reuse that eradicates the burning of books.

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African Wikimedia Technical Community Hackathon

August 8, 2022

The African WikiMedia Technical Community Hackathon is a hybrid two day event that hosted developers, translators, testers and other technical documentation writers to come together and work together on technical projects, learn from each other, and make new friends as well as find ways to solve existing problems.

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