Amos Fon’s career spans over 35 years in the social economy; credit unions management, non-profits and University teaching in Cameroon. His passion came into focus with the founding of African Dream in 2010. African Dream is a social business with the mission to develop potentials; empower youths, women and communities to assume responsibility for their livelihood challenges.
Amos holds Professional Diplomas in Accounting and Management from the UK and a Masters in Development Economics, specializing in Micro-enterprise Development from Southern New Hampshire University - USA. He is a Fellow of the Microfinance Association in London.
Born and raised in Bamenda, Cameroon, Amos challenged enormous setbacks to emerge as a mentor and a role model to thousands of young people through his inspirational works and talks. He is extremely passionate about the development challenges of Sub-Saharan Africa, with research interests in wealth creation and microfinance as a veritable development intervention. Amos is currently working on creating a network of Youth Economic Empowerment Groups in Cameroon.