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

Enhancing Quality of Education: School Feeding

TYDF commenced funding of the pilot phase of its integrated school feeding and health projects aimed at enhancing growth, educational development and wellness of the Nigerian child in rural areas.

Lassa Fever: Things We Need to Know

People are advised to keep a high level of personal hygiene

TYDF/ACCIF Train 50 IDPS on New Skills

20 years old Ms. Hauwa Yusuf from Chibok learned how to make bags from beads.

TYDF Funds School Feeding Programme in Taraba State

...a rallying point in pushing for quality education for pupils in rural communities.