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.
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
Accountability to beneficiaries
Promote philanthropy in Nigeria
Community Health Initiatives
Enhancing Quality of Education
"Now I can bath at the stream without fear of being laughed at"... Yakub Sovi
... to empower persons living with physical disabilities
To date CAVSI has conducted over 49, 505 free eye surgeries in Taraba State with support provided by the Foundation.
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.