The Young Achievers Foundation Ghana

Bridging The Education Access Gap.
At YAF Ghana, we make it possible for low-income students to access scholarships and funding avenues available to them to pursue higher education.
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Our Mission

To serve as a conduit through which disadvantaged students can learn about the various scholarships and funding avenues available in Ghana and abroad to help them pursue higher education. Our combination of scholarship workshops and mentorship programs ensure that students have the requisite knowledge and exposure to help them navigate the rigorous processes involved in scholarship and college application.


Our Vision

We envision a world where all deserving students – regardless of their socioeconomic backgrounds – are able to access higher education. Each year we run several programs for high school students across Ghana aimed at helping us achieve our mission and vision. See our programs below

YAF Ghana Scholars Program

YAF Ghana Scholar Program is an initiative that helps determined and talented, low-income students to gain scholarships to prestigious universities around the world.

YAF Ghana Scholarship Workshops

YAF Ghana scholarship workshops bring together thousands of high school students to explore and learn about scholarship opportunities available in Ghana and abroad to help them embark on higher education.

YAF Ghana Mentorship Program

Our mentorship program helps  students build the right mindset by learning from their colleagues who have been successful in gaining academic scholarships to prestigious universities around the world.


Students Reached




“Being part of YAF GHANA has been a very transformative experience. The resources, advice, and support from the team has propelled me and set me on the path to achieving higher education. I’ve been able to learn to stand up to opportunities, build leadership qualities, and above all not forget God through the whole ride. Apart from the academic support I received from YAF GHANA, I’ve also been able to developed essential skills which will be vital to my college education” Kevin Atta Baafi

YAF Ghana alum, Cornell University, Class of 2022

Edem Ahorlu

Duke University

Class of 2023

Computer and Electrical Engineering

Kevin Attah Baafi

Cornell University

Class of 2022

Pre – Med

Corenlius Owusu

Cornell University

Class of 2024


Paul Adu

University Of Wisconsin-Madison

Class of 2023

King-Morgridge Scholar


Get In Touch

Address: P.O.BOX 195, Wenchi B/A Region, Behind GES Office

Telephone: +233 (0)55 847 5705 / +233 (0)24 2985384

Email: [email protected]