NKA Foundation based in Africa, NKA is an Igbo (African) word for artistry. NKA Foundation has a focus on human capital development through use of the arts and related field an Igbo (African) word for artistry. NKA Foundation has a focus on human capital development through use of the arts, broadly defined to include visual arts, literary arts, performing arts, design, new media/film production, arts history, arts criticism, arts education, arts administration and curatorship.
In 2007, it developed as African Community of Arts Educators (AfriCOAE) and conducted projects at Accra and Kumasi from 2008 to 2009. In August 2008, NKA Foundation was established as a network of Arts Village and arts-based community projects in Africa and other industrially developing parts of the globe. Later, in 2009, it was incorporated as a non-profit seeking company under the laws of the Republic of Ghana to carry on the work of bringing together motivated creative individuals in arts and technology. They focus on creating cross-cultural synergy for community arts practice and infrastructure to support their continued professional growth and enhance the social, cultural and economic vitality of rural communities.