Pan African Tech Foundation (PATF) is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization
established to provide education, legal,
regulatory, and technological support in establishing and implementing
emerging technologies and digital transformation in Africa.
Pan African Tech Foundation (PATF) is an independent, not-for-profit, non-governmental organization established to provide education, legal, regulatory, and technological support in establishing and implementing emerging technologies and digital transformation in Africa.
PATF focuses on harnessing Africa’s talent, in particular that of young Africans, by nurturing an environment of idea generation, innovation, and creativity to bring novel technological solutions to market and contribution to Africa’s sustainable development.
PATF aligns its vision for Africa to the African Union's vision.
“The Africa We Want envisions Africa as a continent on equal footing with the rest of the world as an information society, an integrated e-economy where every government, business and citizen has access to reliable and affordable ICT services by increasing broadband penetration and providing venture capital to young ICT entrepreneurs and innovators." - African Union
Pan-African Tech Foundation (PATF) is of the conviction that young Africans, who will constitute up to 42% of the world’s youth population, of which 75% will be under 35 by 2030, is a global, untapped asset. PATF inspires technology actions. It facilitates the private and public sectors in harnessing this unique demographic dividend and helping seize the opportunity presented for an increase in the mass adoption of emerging technologies in Africa.
team of critical experts to meet its objectives and support African governments’ technological developmental agenda
Hardwiring a focus on STE(A)M in formal education.
Tech-centered initiatives for young people.
Indigenous African technological solution to African challenges.
Digitization in public and private sectors. Afrocentrric solutions for African problems.
Making data affordable, making equipment affordable, Making networks affordable.