As one of the largest college access programs in Ghana, YAFGhana works to provide a platform for low-income high school students to explore scholarship opportunities available to them in Ghana and abroad to pursue higher education.
Our combination of scholarship workshops, mentorship programs, and residential scholars program ensures that students we work with have the requisite knowledge and exposure to navigate the rigorous processes involved in scholarships and college applications.

Our Primary Goals

• Work with schools to boost college awareness among students and parents.
• Motivate low-income students to reach their educational dreams by providing resources, mentoring, and tutoring.
• Enroll and matriculate academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities in Ghana to complete college and become changemakers in their communities.

At YAF Ghana, we believe
Education + Mentorship + Leadership = Transformation


Since its founding in 2017, YAF Ghana has reached over 10,000 students through its scholarship workshops and mentorship programs.
The program has also placed 20 students in highly competitive US and Ghanaian colleges on full scholarships. In a little over three years, YAF Ghana has secured more than $4,000,000 in scholarships for our scholars to pursue higher education in some of the best universities in the world.


Our scholars are Ghana’s future leaders. They come from every corner of the country and represent Ghana’s most talented, responsible, and motivated students.
Their diverse backgrounds, interest, and experiences make them well-placed to effect much needed change in Ghana.


At YAF Ghana, we believe that educational access is just one component of success. Our various programs combine education access, leadership training, community engagement, and strong mentorship programs to ensure that our scholars reach their highest potential as students and leaders. By giving to YAF Ghana, you are helping us to groom the future changemakers of Ghana.

YAF Ghana is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization with EIN 82-5119458.

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Ayeduase, New Site (Last Stop), Kumasi – Ashanti Region, Ghana.
Digital Address; AK-680-2680
Ferdinand Quayson, Executive Director ([email protected])
David P. Tuttle, Executive Director ([email protected])

YAF Ghana is tax-exempt organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our EIN is 82-5119458