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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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Aliko Dangote

Alhaji Aliko Dangote Place of Birth Kano, Kano State, Nigeria Industry Building materials, commodities, energy and telecommunications Business When Aliko Dangote was still at primary school he started buying packets of sweets and selling them individually to make pocket money - he was a businessman already. In 1977 Dangote founded [...]

Karen Ansara

Karen Ansara Industry Public Policy and Community Counseling Business Karen Ansara received her B.A. in Political Science from Wellesley College and a Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological School. She holds an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Salem State College and is trained in strategic philanthropy. Her husband, Jim [...]

Jim Ovia Foundation – Equipping the Future of the Nation

The Jim Ovia Foundation Mission The Jim Ovia Foundation was launched with the aim of investing in the unlimited potential of the youths of Nigeria - and using this investment as a key to the social and economic growth of the nation. The foundation hopes to improve the standard of living in Nigerian society by increasing [...]

Jim Ovia

Jim Ovia Place of Birth Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria Industry Banking and Telecommunications Business Banking Jim Ovia is a veteran banker with more than three decades of experience in the industry. He is the founder of Zenith Bank in Nigeria where he worked for over 20 years as Chief Executive [...]

The African Impact Foundation

The African Impact Foundation Mission The African Impact Foundation’s mission is to implement initiatives that will affect long-term positive change in the lives of families and individuals in communities across Africa. The communities in which the foundations efforts are targeted at communities where there is often a lack of access to basic necessities like health [...]

The Chandaria Foundation

The Chandaria Foundation Mission The mission of the Chandaria Foundation is to help citizens of African countries to improve their lives through various initiatives. The foundation also aims to make a valuable contribution towards the environment and the local ecology.  Particular focus is placed on helping children and young people, and children with special needs. [...]