Open Foundation West Africa

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Open Foundation West Africa (OFWA)

Felix Nartey, Rapheal Berchie, Joy Agyepong, Ursula Zita, Hariaet Bayel, Elisha Owusu Akyaw, Mohammed Sadat Abdulai, Justice Okai-Allotey, Sadik Shahadu and Seth Nyamador at WikiIndaba 2017

The Open Foundation West Africa is a registered not for profit organisation in Ghana. Its mission is to extend the reach of Open Movement Activities in West Africa, through open education and education programs, digitizing open resources, preserving cultural and heritage items for educational purposes and promoting contents about the West African region and existent countries.

One of its core missions is to aid and encourage people to collect, develop and disseminate knowledge and other educational, cultural and historic content in the public domain or under a license that allows everyone to freely use, distribute and modify said content without the payment of royalties.


  1. Activating communities where there is little or no activity of Open Movement.
  2. Advocating for affordable, fast and safe internet.
  3. Promoting Open Access and Open Data.
  4. GLAM
  5. Open Education and Open Education Resources.



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