Welcome to the TY Danjuma Foundation


The TY Danjuma Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life of Nigerians by supporting initiatives that improve access to health and educational opportunities. Based in Abuja, Nigeria, the Foundation was established by Lt. General TY Danjuma (Rtd.) GCON and works with a distinguished Board of Trustees.


Building a Nigeria where all citizens have access to quality health care, education and equal opportunities to realize their potentials.

Main Goals

Enhance community health care by providing free medical services to rural communities which lack adequate medical facilities;

Improve the quality of education of children and young people (18 years and younger);

Alleviate the extreme poverty in communities across the country by providing clean drinking water, and encouraging the education/empowerment of women.



The Foundation will operate with the following core values:

Informed and responsive grant making
Community involvement
Government participation
Accountability to beneficiaries
Encourages innovation
Promote philanthropy in Nigeria

Focus Areas

Community Health Initiatives
Enhancing Quality of Education
Income Generation

A Goodbye 2014 Message from the TYDanjuma Foundation

2014 has today come to an end at the Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma Foundation (TYDF).

Heightened Safety @ TYDF House: Staff Fire Drill!

A smoke filled room is always clear of smoke two feet below the floor level. This was a key learning for all.


Luka Kakulu, a staff of TY Danjuma Foundation Taraba office has lost a dear brother.

Taraba Community Fund Increased!

The Board of Trustees of the Foundation has approved an increase in the project amount to Three Million Naira for the Taraba Community Fund.