Patience, Unity and Respect is the ethos that endorses our brand at Destination Africa as it has formed a firm foundation for our services to the community. Since 2016, we have been committed to the betterment and the advancement of our community.
Through our NEW on-demand online Academy, programmes, workshops, DVDs, channels, livestreams and other merchandise, we offer a wealth of knowledge in African languages, culture, heritage and lifestyle. As the saying goes “We have to be the change we want to see,” so at Destination Africa, we are dedicated to inspiring people of all generations to thrive.
The feeling of fellowship as a result of sharing common attitudes, goals and interests provides a generational pathway to feeling empowered and leaving strong legacies.
Ekow (Michael) Richardson is the co-founder of Destination Africa. With a background as a software engineer and professional basketball. Michael decided once he became a father to apply his passions to inspiring and empowering the next generation of young leaders. These days, Michael uses his IT skills as the technological mind behind all things Destination Africa and on the odd occasion, you’ll find him coaching on the basketball court.
Ekow (Michael) Richardson
Abena Richardson is the other half of the Richardson duo and co-founder of Destination Africa. She is a homeschooling mum and main facilitator for Destination Africa. Abena joined forces with Ekow on the Destination Africa project when she waved goodbye to a long career in the hair and fashion industry. Her teaching style is energetic, coordinated, innovative, loving, exciting, disciplined, and delivers results.
Aseda Richardson (aka Grandad). At 13 years old, Aseda is the longest standing student at Destination Africa. He became an official facilitator two years ago. He speaks & teaches Twi proficiently and knows many facts about Africa. He’s the star of the “Intro to Blockchain, Cryptocurrency & Bitcoin” course within the D.A. Academy. He currently teaches African Proverbs as Grandad and enjoys sharing knowledge with the village. In his spare time, he training to be an Olympic swimmer, a budding thespian and enjoys playing the piano creating apps.
Nhyira Richardson is the youngest facilitator in the Destination Africa. At just 10 years old, she’s a firecracker that’s full of energy. She joins Aseda in teaching the Country Fact File. Her teaching style is direct, energetic and fun. In her spare time, she enjoys gymnastics, swimming, video editing and is in the middle of publishing her first book.