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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Join us on The AfroCine Project[edit]

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This is to introduce you to a new Wikimedia project called The AfroCine Project. This new project is dedicated to improving the coverage of the history, works, people, places, events, etc, that are associated with the cinema, theatre and arts of Africa, African countries, the Caribbean, and the diaspora. If you would love to be part of this (or you're already active in this area), by coordinating local programmes around African cinema (independently or otherwise) in your community or local Wikipedia, kindly list your username or organization as a participant on the meta project page here.

Furthermore, In the months of October and November, we are organizing a global contest and edit-a-thon tagged: The Months of African Cinema. If you would love to join this exciting event, also list your username as a participant on the English Wikipedia page. If you would love to lead this contest (or any other relevant program) for a non-English Wikipedia community, please feel free to translate the English Wikiproject page to your local language Wikipedia, or you can create one from scratch!

If you have any questions, complaints, suggestions, etc., please reach out to me personally on my talkpage or the project talkpage! Cheers!--Jamie Tubers (talk) 20:50, 5 September 2018 (UTC)