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What makes Hopin Academy tick!


To give people the relevant tools, platforms and resources to reach their goals.

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Who We Are

Hopin Academy is an innovative entrepreneurial organization, providing goal-oriented, participatory, practice-oriented learning with the aid of technology. We bring together the best content from the internet and apps connect it to our students. We combine it with a strong community and personal support in order for them to become competitive on the labor market and reach their personal objectives as entrepreneurs by the end of the courses.

Go to Vision


To help people become aware of their personal potential in order to create a more happy and thriving society.

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How We Do It

The learner either comes with a specific learning goal or is encouraged to define one in the process. A goal could be to learn starting your own business, or to edit video or to write a good blog post. We then use free resources online, particularly instructional videos on Vimeo and Youtube that the learners can see at home. In class they can come and practice what they have learned. The learners can either decide to work alone with the help of our facilitator, or in a group, if they can find a common project to work on. When the project is completed, we assess the next step to take for each learner. Could be to take another class, start a business, apply for a job or apply for education elsewhere. It is a bottom-up approach based on the individual student’s skills and goals. We believe that this is the way to motivate people. Also it is the way to build up a deeper understanding of the reason why the students want to develop a particular skill.


Maccarthy Mac-Gbathy

Co-Founder / Director
MacCarthy Mac-Gbathy is the day to head of Hopin Academy. Maccarthy ties together the vision with actual project management and operations.

Anders Midtgaard

Co-founder/Senior Advisor
Anders Midtgaard is a Danish entrepreneur, speaker and artist. He is Co-founder of Hopin Academy.

Matthew Kelle

Web Designer
Matthew is a web designer. He is in-charge of Hopin Academy website & IT Technician as well at the office space.

Michael Sørensen

Fund Raiser & Advisor
lives and works as a teacher in Denmark. He has been engaged in development work in Ghana since 2002 where he joined School For Life.

Mubarak Sumaila

Partnerships Manager
Mubarak Sumaila is a high impact creative thinker with extensive experience in capacity building and project management. He is the chapter director of Startup Grind Tamale and the Partnerships manager at Hopin Academy.

Christine Xuereb Seidu

Partnership Relation Officer
Christine is a graduate with a Master’s degree in Creativity and Innovation. She is in-charge of idea generation, marketing at Hopin Academy.

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