Theophilus is a graduate of the University for Development Studies, holding a Bachelor’s degree in Social
Science with a major in Economics. His academic journey has been driven by a strong interest in public
policy and a deep-seated passion for improving the lives of the less privileged in society. Through his
educational pursuits and active participation in outreach programs, Theophilus has developed a
profound understanding of the challenges faced by marginalized individuals and communities,
motivating him to be a dedicated advocate for their rights and well-being.
Theophilus’ journey of impact started during his time at the Kasena Nankana Municipal Assembly, where
he completed his national service. He was actively involved in various projects, including contributions
to the LEAP Program, aimed at uplifting vulnerable members of the community. Following his service, he
transitioned to a role at the Navrongo Rural Technology Facility, gaining valuable experience in a brief
yet impactful tenure.
His commitment to making a positive change led him to Youth Challenge International, a non-profit
organization supported by Global Affairs Canada. Here, Theophilus played a pivotal role in the HerStart
project, focusing on empowering young women to establish socially and environmentally sustainable
businesses. He was instrumental in recruiting and training 215 young women, equipping them with the
knowledge and skills needed to initiate their entrepreneurial journeys. Theophilus also provided crucial
support to some of these aspiring entrepreneurs in securing seed funding totaling CAD 3000 to kickstart
their businesses. His dedication and hands-on involvement have made a lasting impact on the lives of
many and continue to drive his mission for positive change in his community.