BarCamp Tamale 2016: Empowering the Youth for a Productive Nation

BarCamp Tamale 2016: Empowering the Youth for a Productive Nation
Barcamp Tamale 2016 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and mentoring. It happens on July 30th at the GNAT Hall in Tamale. The theme is ”Empowering the youth for a productive nation”.

 is organized by the GhanaThink Foundation as part of its Barcamp Ghana program as it builds a network of young change makers, doers and entrepreneurs in Ghana. This year, we take a more realistic look at the ways we can be productive as professionals. This 59th Barcamp in Ghana will focus on empowering people so that we can be more productive as individuals and as a nation.What to expect?

  • Mentoring by professionals or entrepreneurs.
  • Networking with like-minded individuals – you could find your business or project partner
  • Celebrating some of the best of our community and beyond
  • Breakout sessions that you can also lead

Some of our confirmed mentors include:

Rukayaro De-Liman

Rukayaro De-Liman Liman is the founder and CEO of Jamilullah Farm Enterprise. She is also a teacher and a philanthropist with a passion for helping the less-privileged in society.

Rukayaro participated in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in the United States in 2014. Her passion for inspiring a new generation of leaders is one she takes seriously and as a result she has engaged in various mentorship and volunteer activities.


Peter Kwarteng

Peter Kwarteng is a medical officer, Tigo change leader and social entrepreneur. With specialization in child health, he set up the Neonatal Network Support System (NNSS) which uses technology to connect healthcare staff and facilities to monitor and ensure the survival of new-born babies in the Northern region.

Bella Bambino Academy, an early childhood centre in Tamale and Providence Medical Agency are two institutions he also set up to improve healthcare through technology.

Kwarteng’s biggest goal is to encourage the youth to see opportunities in our problems and challenges.
Yaw Adu Gyamfi

Yaw Adu-Gyamfi has over a decade of experience working directly with communities and young people focusing on skills development and entrepreneurship. Having been the first Ghanaian Atlas Corps Fellow in 2011, he served in Strategic Communications supporting the initiatives of CentroNia, Washington D.C. based organization that serves 2,500 low-income families.

He serves on the board of LDI Africa and holds a Bsc. and M.A in Information Communications Sciences, Governance and Sustainable Development from the Catholic University of Ghana and the University of Cape Coast respectively.


Join our weathered professions and entrepreneurs at Barcamp Tamale on July 30 at the GNAT Hall in Tamale.

Register/RSVP at the BarCamp Tamale eventbrite website (

BarCamp Tamale 2016 is supported by Tigo Ghana and Hopin Academy. 
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