Africa Entrepreneurship Research and Education Community (AFEREC) is an NGO that is based on three pillars: entrepreneurship, research and education. It is a common knowledge that entrepreneurship serves as the engine of economic growth through fixing the ills of any society. Ghana/Africa has a lot of commercial opportunities that are not being unlocked at the pace that would trigger off economic self-reliance and better lives because most Ghanaians/Africans do not have the entrepreneurial skills to identify and exploit them.
This is a daily activity where people can visit the offices of AFEREC for entrepreneurship coaching and where AFEREC’s coaches also go to the field.Read More
Within AFEREC, there is a research community that focuses on entrepreneurship research to streamline business creation processes and to promote entrepreneurship education.
This is a weekly programme where a 3-day pedagogical training is provided to teachers to upgrade their skills in teaching based on complex problem solving and entrepreneurial orientations.Action here
The lack of or the inadequacy of entrepreneurial mindset and skills have become a recipe for creating room for some of the youth to resort to crude methods of attracting money such as arm-robbery, cybercrimes, and the like just to make a living, or as alternative to become rich overnight.
This is a huge threat to the future leadership and the sustenance of our economic emancipation. This unfortunate situation is compounded by the woefully inadequate active entrepreneurship centers and programmes that provide face-to-face interactions with both students and non-students to inspire and to coach them to venture into entrepreneurship as a career path and to grow existing businesses.
The Vision of AFEREC is to contribute in making Ghana and the rest of Africa entrepreneurial countries by at least 2023 through proactively spreading and increasing entrepreneurship awareness to every Ghanaian/African school and community...
We desire to turn Ghana and as many other African countries as possible into entrepreneurial countries by at least 2023 towards achieving economic self-reliance.
We are here to increase entrepreneurship awareness and to inspire students, the youth, and all manner of people to create new innovative businesses and to resuscitate ailing businesses. We bring together people with all manner of ideas and create a community of entrepreneurs researchers and educators and investors who can give additional help to fine-tune people’s discovered...