Almost a decade experience in practicing Social Innovation across West Africa. Founder of Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa (VPWA- www.vpwa.org), NGO News Africa (www.ngonewsafrica.org) and Street Library Ghana (www.streetlibraryghana.org). An IT Specialist, Journalist and a trained Paralegal. He has severally been described by many including a Ghanaian TV station as a Philanthropist having regards to his numerous charitable deeds to communities.
Hayford work with partners in the development sector to initiate sustainable projects to uplift people and communities.
Hayford is often invited by institutions to contribute to discussions on various platforms. He speaks at conferences on variety of thematic areas. He also speak to motivate young entrepreneurs and university students looking for career or insight in grassroots development work on the African continent.
“Hayford is one of the most impressive young men that I have met in Ghana. He has great enthusiasm and determination and self-motivation. A rare find indeed in Ghana. He is a very smart and thoughtful person who has made an impact in Ghana via his Volunteer Partnerships for West Africa organization.” April 17, 2009
1st Steven Wilson, President, Easy Track Ghana, Ltd.
“VPWA was the first organization I worked with as a new UN Online Volunteer, during which I had the pleasure of collaborating with Hayford Siaw. He's passionate about his work and brings a visionary approach to communication. At the same time he is open to suggestions and improvement, while staying focused on his goals and how to best complete a project. His leadership is inspiring and I'm sure that whatever path his career takes, he will be successful.” February 26, 2011
1st Yolanta Cwik, Writer, Editor, Graphic Designer, United Nations Volunteers
“Hayford Siaw is a visionary leader with incredible drive and purpose. Through the Green Ghana Volunteers Program, he is committed to bringing economic change to needy communities through education, training and supports. In addition to being extremely knowledgeable in development and capacity building, Hayford is passionate about and sensitive to the complex needs of developing communities in West Africa.” March 22, 2011
1st Eve Townsend, Evaluation Consultant, Green Ghana Volunteers