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Impacting Lives

Our passion is to impact the lives of underprivileged youths in Sub-Saharan Africa through education.

Education as a tool

Utilizing education as a tool to nurture, transform and engage future generation of African leaders.

Summer Enrichment Programmes

Free Summer Enrichment Bootcamp for senior high schoolers.

“If you are what you should be, you will set the world ablaze”.

– Saint Catherine of Sienna

Jewels of Africa Foundations Inc. is a San , California based non-profit organization helping underprivileged youths (middle & high school students) in West Africa with scholarships, educational enrichment programs and teaching aids. We’re dedicated to making education a number one priority to eradicate cycles of generational poverty in the underserved regions by engaging the youths through education. We work with local schools in the communities to expand the opportunities for these youths to succeed by supporting them with much needed aids to deliver functional education. We’re currently operating in Nigeria & Ghana.

Please read the welcome statement from Lara Gureje-Oderinde, President of Jewels of Africa Foundations, Inc.

Training Teachers for impactful delivery

JOA Teachers Training is all about adopting the 21st century of General Release of Responsibility (GRR) in our classrooms. The need to be intentional in how we engage our 21st century learners & future leaders. The need to engage our learners with the end in mind. We’re developing a new generation of problem solvers with innovative minds ready to compete with their peers globally.

Our Purpose

We are delighted that you are interested in Jewels of Africa Foundations Inc. This website was developed for us to connect with you, share and present our mission, goals and progress on development efforts to engage and educate local youths of rural Africa and future leaders of this great continent through educational support and partnership with public schools in their local communities.

Students Benefiting

Ongoing Projects

Regions (Ghana & Nigeria)


Investing in Africa’s Best Jewels – Future Transformers and Leaders in Making


Free Teachers Enrichment Summer Training to Facilitate Effective Teaching


Jewels of Africa Piloting eBooks/eLibrary in Public Schools


Jewels of Africa using Systemic Solutions to Solve Systemic Challenges

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