The organization was started by a group of people who wanted to see God move in a war-torn region of Northern Uganda and is supported entirely by volunteers.
Since 2009, Yaaka Afrika has sent over a dozen mission teams, sponsored over 1,000 students, developed multiple internships, training programs and opportunities. They strongly believe in investing in the local Ugandan community by hiring and working with indigenous staff and teachers and using local supplies.
Toggo International Children’s Centre opened in 2009. It has already been recognized as the top school in the district. The Centre is home to a nursery, primary, secondary school and a newly opened technical and vocational high school.