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The FOG team will be in Ghana this December and delivering a volunteer programme at two schools supporting educational development. We have linked up with FutureStars charity who are an education through sports charity who will also be delivering a sports related activity with the children on the day.


Come and join us for an evening of inspirational speakers, great performances and music at our Ghana School Drive Networking and Fundraising event! It will be a great opportunity to network with Ghanaians and other professionals and help support our Volunteer Programme this Christmas.

DATE: Wednesday 27th November 2019

TIME: 19:00 – 21:00

LOCATION: XLP, 83 London Wall, EC2M 5ND

Event entry is free on eventbrite but a donation to support our volunteer programme would definitely be appreciated (Located within arms reach of both Liverpool Street and Moorgate Station)


For more information please click on the following link:

FOG Volunteer Programme: Ghana School Drive Donation

The Next Generation Leadership Programme reflects part of our charity’s vision; to place young people at the ‘centre of development’. The Next Generation Leadership Programme is a youth led programme designed to inspire, motivate and broaden the mindset of young people aged 12-18 years, exposing marginalised young people to potential pathways for their future careers, equipping young people with transferable skills to help them advance within society and their education.

The Next Generation Leadership Programme is a big lottery fully funded programme so is free for all registered young people. The pilot programme took place in Croydon during the October half term week, between Monday 21st October to Saturday 27th October 2019. A awards recongintion forum event is schedulded to take place in November at the House of Commons. More details will follow shortly. But to see pictures from the programme please click here: http://futureofghana.com/gallery/nglp/

Future of Ghana 2019 Top 30 U30


Ghana's Top 30 U30 for 2019

The Future of Ghana Publication is an annual publication dedicated to showcasing and nurturing Ghana’s leading talent from around the world. The publication features Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 pioneering young talent impacting industries globally and forward thinking articles and features.

The publication transcends stereotypes, highlighting the unsung contributions future leaders and organisations are making to the Ghana’s and the world’s economic development.

For distribution enquires please contact: press@futureofghana.com

For Press and Media enquires, please contact Mr Anim-Antwi: bantwi@futureofghana.com

  • "To make a donation to support our work, simply text 'FOG' to 70085 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus a standard rate message. Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20. Thank you!."

    Future of Ghana Fundraising Team

2019 Top 30 U30 Judging Panel

Akosua Annobil


Mavis Osei

Essie Bartels

Derek Andrews Safo

This year’s Publication launched on March 6th 2018. In addition to showcasing Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 pioneering youth from around the world, the Publication also features forward thinking articles, features and interviews highlighting key industries, innovators and organizations vision for Ghana and Africa.

The nomination process began in October 2017 and closed December 2017. The top 30 are independently selected by the 2018 Future of Ghana Judges. The selection was based on content provided by nominators and the guiding nomination criteria made public at the start of the campaign. The framework used to select the Top 30 U30 is guided by a constitution which can be read here:

The Publication is entering it’s forth year and is a benchmark that is helping to catalyse and encourage greater youth participation with the development of Ghana whilst acting as a visual source of inspiration for the emerging generation and a talent resource for investors and organizations.


  • "So I think being Ghanaian is about traditions, customs and language - and language being the big factor. As much as I can say I feel Ghanaian in a sense, there still a resistance there…because I speak brofo Twi."

    Focus Group Participant - FOG Research Report 2018

  • "My mum never sat me down and said this is my culture. My dad never, you know…we basically heard all the negatives…That’s why now I really want to learn as much as I can so I can pass it on.”

    Focus Group Participant - FOG Research Report 2018

  • "If somebody has died yes, you can make a contribution and manage it. But otherwise, for me it’s an investment. It can be a £100 to £1 million. Like an investment, you must have a return.”

    Focus Group Participant - FOG Research Report 2018

This study explores the financial and social remittance practices of second-generation British-Ghanaians and the factors that influence their motivations to engage with Ghana in these ways. The study employed a mixed methods design and consisted of an online survey, focus group discussions, and key informant interviews for data collection. For each stage of the study there were 493, 25 and 8 participants respectively. The study found that the dominant form (almost half) of engagement among second-generation British-Ghanaians is sending social remittances, which are defined as the knowledge, ideas and social capital ‘sent’ to migrant/diaspora home countries. Education, health and entrepreneurship were considered high priority in this regard. Language fluency and a strong sense of cultural identity were the strongest predictors of social remittance sending.

The study also found that a significant proportion of British-Ghanaians (almost a third) send financial remittances for family support, housing expenses, and investments purposes. Self-identification as Ghanaian, British-Ghanaian or British strongly correlated with the desire to remit financially with the latter being the least likely to remit financially. Additionally, the study found that second-generation British-Ghanaian women are more likely to remit than second-generation British-Ghanaian men and the overwhelming majority of second-generation British-Ghanaians (84%) would consider relocating to Ghana, with 40% planning to do so within the next decade.


For more information:
W: www.futureofghana.com/fogreport
E: research@futureofghana.com



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