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

CAVSI – Continuing a Tradition of Restoring Sight to the Blind

To date CAVSI has conducted over 49, 505 free eye surgeries in Taraba State with support provided by the Foundation.

Remembering the Chibok Girls, One Year Later!

On April 14, 2014, 276 innocent schoolgirls from Chibok in Nigeria were abducted from their school by terrorists. Some of them managed to escape, but 219 have since not been seen nor heard of.

Battling to Eradicate Neglected Tropical Diseases in Taraba State

For 7 years Mission to Save the Helpless and the TY Danjuma Foundation have delivered 12million treatments to control/eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Taraba State.

Promoting Access to Quality Education for Children in Takum and Donga Local Government Areas of Taraba State

In Takum Taraba State, primary school pupils of Fadama Community School are now attending classes in a dream world learning environmen