fWaano is committed to preparing strong youth leadership for a better generation. Our personal development program is a necessary step in order to establishing an effective lifelong education. Here are a few powerful personal development skills that we use to educate our youth.
1) Growth-focus
2) Starting your day off right
3) Goal formation and completion

Social Skills Development
Waano helps young people to develop important personal and interpersonal skills. These include the ability to think critically, solve problems, and the assumption of personal and group responsibility to gain self-confidence and self-esteem.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Based on our research, minorities and new immigrant youth in the Twin Cities are the most vulnerable when it comes to economic recession. We hold annual minority business plan competitions for seed money to start businesses. In our program, we focus on the following topics:
1) Business Plan Competitions
2) Seminar and Workshops
3) In-house business coaching
4) One-on-one business counseling

College Fair and Scholarship opportunity open house
We organize biannual college fair and scholarship opportunity open house. This program gives a chance to both students and academic institutions to get to know each other. We focus our open house program on the following important sectors:
1) College/university admission procedure
2) Scholarship resources and ways to find
3) Work study and financial aid information
4) College/university resources
5) Loan differences and future impact
6) Ways to succeed in college
7) Ways to find best friend in college