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

TYDF Brainstorms on School Feeding Pilot Project

The TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF) convened a meeting of prospective grantees, partners, and stakeholders to brainstorm on School Feeding Pilot Programme on Wednesday 4th February 2015.

Children of Ewu Smile for a Community Library

Children in Ewu community in Esan Central Local Government Area (LGA) of Edo State can now smile because their community has a well –equipped library.

A New Year Message from the TY Danjuma Foundation

The TY Danjuma Foundation reopened for the year on Monday 5th January 2015.

TYDF Partnership in Action: PSIPSE Convening in Lagos, Nigeria

From 8th to 9th January 2015, PSIPSE - the Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Educatio