Who We Are
The All Orphans Football Foundation is a non-governmental organisation seated in Ghana. Its primary objective is to bring hope, development and bright future to orphans, neglected and the less privileged in the community through sports and education.
Emmanuel Akpoto, president and founder of the foundation, has spent his entire life in Ghana practising and teaching sports for children in Labone-Accra. As a former soccer champion, sports has always been a crucial part of his life and during his stay in Ghana, he gained first-hand experiences of how sports can contribute to community-building and how powerful the presence of balls can be in an environment of extreme poverty. This experience inspired him to support children who are deprived of the basic facilities to practice sports. With the support of two other founding members, Alex Torgbe and Joshua A. Kwabena, he provides help through an organisation.
Delivering sports and education for disadvantaged children, providing support for orphanages to improve their sports facilities, thus making sports available for orphans and children in the communities, organizing sport events and competitions, supporting young sports talents, educating children to live a healthy lifestyle and encouraging them to perform conscious, coordinated movement processes, teaching sports history.
Meet the People Behind the Work
Sports has been a crucial part of his life for many years. Having participated in lots of sports competitions, he has achieved outstanding results on the field of sports. During his entire stay in Ghana, he grew close to children, which later inspired him to establish the All Orphans Football Foundation. He uses his experience in sports and education to contribute to achieving the foundation’s goals.
JOSHUA A. KWABENA
Joshua A. Kwabena is a Ghanaian citizen and president of the Maranatha Football Club, an organisation operating in the capital city of Ghana, Labone-Accra. His extensive professional experience and his humanitarian attitude are great assets for the foundation, complemented by his African experiences. He is a father of two, living in La-Accra with his Ghanaian wife.
Coaching has always played an outstanding role in Alex Kofi life. He played football for more than ten years and coaching also his passion. He would like to draw children’s attention to sports and a healthy lifestyle. His main activities in the foundation are in, coaching, communication, organising event, fundraising and participates in team sports education.