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GK Folks Foundation A 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

ENTREPRENEURSHIP EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EDUCATION

Empower the youth through education and entrepreneurship, promote Africa’s diverse culture, enlighten people about Africa’s rich heritage and help facilitate real economic growth opportunities in Africa.

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2017 Current Top Goals

  1. Provide scholarship opportunities for African and refugee students
  2. Promote African cultural and help build acceptance with density awareness
  3. Provide entrepreneurship skills for African students and refugees
  4. Empowerment the youth through Education Awareness programs.
  5. Water Africa project in remote villages in Ghana and Nigeria
  6. Establish other ways to raise more money towards our scholarship funds
Miss Africa Utah Scholarship Program
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Fundraising for Meals on Wheels
56%
Ghana Borehole Water
43%

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ABOUT GKFOLKS FOUNDATION

As an organization we believe having quality education, entrepreneurship skills and financial resources such as “Start-up Capital” is the key to solving Africa’s emerging economic and poverty issue.

GK Folks Foundation (GKF) is a non-profit organization established in Utah and Idaho with the strong focus of providing educational & entrepreneurial resource opportunities for African students in the diaspora. GKF started the Utah & Idaho African Scholarship Fund initiative to help African students pursue their educational goals with a commitment to give back to their respective countries in the near future. Our mission is to empower the youth through education and entrepreneurship, promote Africa’s diverse culture, enlighten people about Africa’s rich heritage and help facilitate real economic growth opportunities in Africa.

Scholarship Opportunities

Business Plan Program The main goal of this competition is enable young minds the ability to come up with a great business plan that is implementable and beneficial to Africa. A reasonable amount would be awarded to enable them carry out their plan and give back to their respective countries in the near future. These […]

Donations & Fundraising

Our Organization can only achieve its goals with the assistance of generous donations from members of our community. Without these donations, helping those in need for quality education would not be possible.Since our organization relies on the generosity of individuals like you, we write to ask you to consider a donation to our cause. We […]

Economic Growth Opportunities

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African Students Involved In STEM Programs

International students are not eligible for any government funded scholarships, most of them struggle through school to complete their education. Thus, this scholarship is dedicated to advancing and helping International student studying in any Science, Technology, Engineering and Math field here in the US to maintain good grade through their school year so they can graduate with honors.

GK Folks Foundation believes that these students are the future of Africa, the goal is that someday, these student would be able to return to their various countries and give back.

GK Folks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization

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