- Philanthropists in Africa



Books for Africa

Books for Africa Mission Books for Africa is a United States-based non-profit organisation dedicated to ending the book famine in Africa. The organisation collects, sorts, ships and distributes books to students of all ages throughout Africa. Books for Africa is the world’s largest shipper of donated library and textbooks to Africa. The organisation plans to [...]

Prince Arthur Eze

Prince Arthur Eze Place of Birth Lagos, Nigeria Industry Oil Business Known as the eighth wealthiest person in Africa, Prince Arthur Eze is a Nigerian oil tycoon. After completing his secondary education at St Augustin Secondary School in Nkwere in Nigeria, Eze attended the California State University at Long Beach, where he [...]

Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu

Tony Elumelu – A Driving Force Behind the African Economy Place of Birth Lagos, Nigeria Industry Banking, financial services, energy, hospitality, healthcare, real estate, hospitality. Business Early in his career, Tony Elumelu bought Standard Trust Bank. He converted it into one of the top five players in Nigeria. In later years Elumelu [...]

Lusanda Gwayi

Lusanda Gwayi Place of Birth Cape Town, South Africa Industry Legal, Philanthropic and Ministerial Business After completing her secondary education at Clarendon Girls High School, Lusanda Gwayi started studying at the University of Cape Town where she achieved her law degree. Gwayi started her career but received a calling to full-time [...]

The Dream Factory

The Dream Factory Mission The Dream Factory is a youth-led non-profit organisation that empowers youths aged between 13 and 25 to lead successful lives. The organisation helps young people to come into contact with practical ways in which they can start moving towards their life ambitions. The Dream Factory’s mission is to inspire and motivate [...]

Katherine Brink

Katherine Brink Place of Birth Cape Town, South Africa Industry Charity Business Katherine Brink grew up in Cape Town and completed her secondary education at Wynberg Girls High School. She went on to study with Unisa. Philanthropy and Sponsorship Katherine Brink started a non-profit organisation called Little Brinks in 2008 through which [...]

Little Brinks Foundation

The Little Brinks Foundation Mission The Little Brinks Foundation’s mission is to make sure that every baby and every child has a safe place to live, have food to eat and clothes to wear. The foundation is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of babies and children who cannot speak for themselves and [...]

TY Danjuma Foundation

TY Danjuma Foundation Mission The TY Danjuma Foundation strives to offer all Nigerian people a better quality of life. They support a variety of initiatives that improve healthcare services and the access to them, provide education opportunities for disadvantaged populations, and fund social empowerment and community building activities. Headquarters Headquarters are located in Wuse II, [...]

Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma

General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma Place of Birth Nigeria Industry Military, shipping, energy, investment and politics Business General TY Danjuma is a Nigerian philanthropist, soldier, businessman, politician and millionaire. He served in the Nigerian army for 20 years and achieved the rank of Lieutenant General before serving as Chief of Army Staff. [...]

The End Fund

The End Fund Mission The End Fund’s mission is to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) like river blindness, trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis and intestinal worms in developing countries in Africa and Asia. Headquarters New York, United States Operating region The End operates in African countries including Angola, Burundi, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of [...]