Background Information

Student & Youth Travel Organization (SYTO) is a non profit, non governmental and African organization of considerable local and international repute.  Since its establishment in 1994, SYTO has supported many Students, Youth, Educators, Institutions, community based Organizations and developmental organizations through services, training, exchange programs,  Volunteering , networking and has achieved a credible status as a major national service oriented Student and Youth organization.
To provide a complete range of cross-cultural programmes and support services to youth, Volunteers, students, educators, institutions and gap year organizations.
To promote Africa a source of Knowledge and to put Africa in a more prominent global position in today’s interdependent World.
SYTO comprises a Chairman, Board of Trustees, Managing Director, a management team headed by General Manager that sees to the day to day business, programs and support units of SYTO.

Dr. Edmund O-T. Prempeh also known as Nana Adu Gyamfi is the Adontenhene of the King of the Ashantis in Ghana. He is the Chairman and Founder of the Organization and is also a co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of many Organizations. He has a Doctrate in Philosophy as well as a Masters of Law (LLM) from Queens and Kings College respectively.

Ms. Marian Alma Thompson is also a co-founder of the Organization. She also co-founded M&J Travel and Tours as well as M&J Business Services. She possesses a BA (Hons) in Sociology and Economics.

The Organization operates as Non Profit Making with Founders having a Nil share Interest in the organisation SYTO has currently staff strength of 10 qualified, permanent and experienced professionals with varied backgrounds, who form a multi-disciplinary team. SYTO also has a team of consultants with varied background that they rely on for project implementation.

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Student and Youth Travel Organization
Opposite UNDP offices, Ring Road East
P.O. Box KIA 9732
Accra, Ghana.

Tel:  +233 (0) 302-769157  / (0) 202-533011

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