Open Future Africa

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Open Future Africa
Official language(s)English
Other language(s)
  • Yoruba
  • French
  • Hausa
  • Igbo
Key people
Mobile number+234 (0)9025295988
MottoA fair, free and open future for Africa.

Open Future Africa is a volunteer-based organisation promoting free and open knowledge in Africa, aligning its campaigns and programs with the African Union Agenda 2063: “The Africa We Want”. We are promoting open future activities and policies in Africa through mission-aligned campaigns, programs and initiatives. Our passion lies in addressing the widespread shortage of soft skill-set in Africa.

Open Future Africa aims to join local forces of open knowledge to accumulate and distribute information about history, culture, traditions and people in every corner of Africa to support mutual acknowledgement and understanding and to increase the quantity and quality of open and free knowledge available about the African continent globally.


We are organization that is driven by passion to simplify open knowledge advocacy in Africa, to equip and mentor Africans on how to contribute to Wikimedia various projects. Our mission is to support the creation, collection and distribution of Open Content in an altruistic way in order to support equal opportunity to access to knowledge and education in Africa.


  • To promote the African content, people, culture and festivals on various wikimedia projects.
  • To increase active participation of Africans (for larger and more diverse groups of people to continue contributing to Wikimedia projects).
  • To increase the contribution of Open GLAM (Gallery, Library, Archives, and Museums) in Africa through initiatives and projects.
  • To simplify free knowledge among Africans across the 54 states leaveraging on the African Union available resources.
  • To champion policy making to reshape Open Future in Africa.
  • To organise training and workshops to educate the public on use of open data, open future and policies.
  • To extend open activities to countries without the active presence of Open Movement through the African Union available platforms to access volunteers.
  • To solve problems that aligns with the African Union’s Agenda 2063 for a united continent.
  • To partner with established organisations to achieve the objectives above through collaborative effort.


  • Edit-a-thons
  • Training Events: Online & Offline
  • Workshops
  • Photowalks

Who to contact?[edit]

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