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A serial entrepreneur, Hayford mainly set up and manages social enterprises in Education, Skills Development & Training, Poverty Alleviation, Intercultural Exchange and Volunteerism.
With broad knowledge in business and the development sector, Hayford moderates conferences on diverse thematic areas around the world.
Hayford consults for both non profit and for profit enterprises in Africa and North America. His services are also solicited by governments and intergovernmental agencies
Hayford is often invited by Universities, Corporate Institutions, NGOs and Conference Organizers from around the world to share his knowledge on various topics
Born in Ghana, Hayford possess an incredible worth of experience in non-profit management, social innovation, social business and entrepreneurship. A serial entrepreneur, he brings a unique, visionary approach to development issues. His strategic initiatives are in Education, Cross Cultural Exchange, Skills Development & Training, Microfinance , Health, and Agriculture. He consults for diverse institutions including Diplomatic Missions, Small and Medium Scale Companies, Non Profit Companies, Social Enterprises and many others across the world.
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Wishing you the best of 2016. On my part, 2016 will be great year filled with many ambitious projects that will impact the lives of many in Ghana and beyond. I look forward to your partnership in making all possible. All the best,
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