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Koft Tonto (Ghana)
Executive Director/Founder

Kofi Tonto: Executive Director/Founder, AYE

Kofi Tonto is a man of many talents. He is an entrepreneur and an avid supporter of the Pan African movement. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a degree in Economics, and a minor in Political Science. In 2009, he returned to his home country for a three month study abroad program at one of Ghana’s premier universities, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. There, Kofi did extensive research work on taxation and remittances to underline the crucial role that remittances played in bridging the poverty gap in Ghana. Kofi brings an extensive professional background, covering a wide range of skills from marketing, branding, compliance reporting, and financial and data analyses to taxation.

Currently serves as a Board of Director for Center for Family Progress, a nonprofit organization with a mission to assist new immigrants and underprivileged individuals and families to become members of the American society.