Finnish Education Outreach
FEO collaborates with educational institutes, teachers, students, companies and authorities in both Finland and Ghana to provide educational services to improve the lives of people in both countries.
Our Mission is to serve as an umbrella organisation to provide opportunities for learning. Our Vision is to become a reliable and good provider of educational opportunities to people.
We believe that quality education opens up a better future for all of us
Less than 10% of schools are connected to the Internet across many lower-income countries.
Source: The Learning Generation, Executive summary, p. 8
420 million people would be lifted out of poverty with a secondary education, thus reducing the number of poor worldwide by more than half.
Source: UIS/GEM Report Policy Paper 32/Fact Sheet 44, p.11
Young people from the poorest 20% of households are almost six times as likely to be unable to read as those from the richest 20% of households
Source: GEM Report, Policy Paper 20, p. 7
Recent Blog Posts
I accompanied my parents to Ghana in 1966 as a toddler and attended the local school from 1970-71 in New Tafo Akyem, where I immediately noticed I was the only white pupil. My skin actually fascinated the other pupils who marveled and sometimes pinched me in a bid to examine it. Indeed, I was able…
My first experience as a board member FEO
When I was invited to join the team, I said yes without thinking about it. But after sleeping over it, I posed the question why me? Having a common interest in helping in our own small ways to bring joy into people’s lives was the common link between Aino and me. Our conversations surrounded music…