"When a child enrols at Right to Dream, their lifetime earning potential increases by 23 times."
Tom Vernon, Founder

Since 1999, Right to Dream has helped talented young men and women realise their potential by opening up life-changing pathways that have had a transformative effect on them, their families and communities.  


Have become professional
players in Europe & the US 


Students have won full scholarships
to top US & UK schools and colleges



Our students have accessed over $40m in full-cycle educational scholarships 




Conversion from full high school to full college scholarships






Residential elite football programme for girls in Africa 




Talented kids assessed in West Africa every year 




Peace and Sport Foundation of the year



$3.5 million 
Worth of education
accessed by our girls





Educational Pathways

Over several years, Right to Dream has built long-lasting relationships with prestigious institutions across the United States and United Kingdom. 

Professional Clubs

Over several years, over 30 of our graduates have signed professional terms with major clubs including Premier League giants Manchester City and MLS side LA Galaxy.

Widening our impact

One of our core values is giving back to others, which is why so many of our graduates are involved in community work and projects designed to help create opportunities and improve people's lives. Here are just a few examples:

David Accam


The Chicago Fire winger
opened a community pitch in Kumasi.

Read David's Story




Nathaniel Bekoe

Nathaniel Bekoe


 Nat is Programme Coordinator for
New York City FC's community development work.

Read Nat's Story



Thomas Boakye  

Thomas Boakye - Artist and Footballer

Thomas is not just a professional footballer. His art exhibitions have raised money for refugees and his hometown school.

Read Thomas' Story



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