Provide evidence-based data for action against poverty.
Bridging the gap
to end poverty in Nigeria and Africa
We have one goal: To contribute to eradicating extreme poverty in Nigeria by 2030
We achieve this goal by leveraging technology & funds and forging strong partnerships to:
Channel resources towards the promotion of economic & social justice for all.
Deploy innovative market solutions that create sustainable wealth & prosperity.
Champion the call for, and the implementation of ‘Basic income’ as a right for all.
Our decisions are guided by
4 core principles
We have 15 advisors with expertise in Education, Impact funds, technology, Healthcare, Data analytics, Innovation and Research, that supports all the Foundation’s efforts.
Whitepapers, News and Stories
It is paradoxical how Europe and America are erupting with unrest over the rights of Blacks, while the black continent itself remains relatively quiet. An apt Yoruba expression for the situation is gbọ̀rọ̀mí d’elérù, loosely translated as “someone being more paranoid about a problem than the person whose problem it is”. We are regaled with […]
Sub-Saharan Africa has not recorded an avalanche of deaths from COVID-19; nonetheless, from the perspectives of economic downturn and plummeting living standards, the region is a disaster in progress. As vulnerable populations are hit by morbid misery, the World Bank (2020) projects a precipitous rise in extreme poverty, especially in Nigeria, which is acclaimed the […]
Poverty, insecurity and disease are siblings. Dare say, the Almajiri are the emblem of that state of affairs. These dishevelled children with slovenly habits awash the streets of northern Nigeria, bearing filthy bowls for soliciting alms. Between Q’uranic classes, they move in droves, accompanied by flies and numerous unseen vectors of disease; chanting verses of […]
INTRODUCTION Subtle yet substantial, the burdens of educational poverty are often eclipsed by apparently more vivid indicators of health and lifestyle, access to which, are paradoxically contingent upon educational attainment. The COVID-19 pandemic poses a grave threat to multidimensional poverty as a whole, yet the palliatives of food and funds being offered by governments and […]
INTRODUCTION Historically, social policy involves making decisions about whether the core principle behind social provisioning will be “universal” or “targeted”. Universal in the sense that the entire population will be recipients of social benefits as a basic right or selective in the sense that social benefits are distributed depending on some form of means-testing, which […]
The year 2020 brought with it high hopes typical of every New Year. But right on its heels, a virulent plague ensued. The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which causes a disease christened COVID-19, ravaged the world. Compelled by its high rate of human-to-human transmission and no cure or vaccination insight, the World […]
When a girl child is educated, her well-being is impacted positively. She can lift herself and everyone around her out of poverty