OBITUARY-Prof. Jean Frances Herskovits Corry (May 1935 – February 2019)

It is with regret and profound sadness that the TY Danjuma Foundation announces the death of one of its founding trustees – Prof. Jean Herskovits Corry on February 5, 2019 in New York, USA. Prof. Jean Herskovits Corry served on the Programmes Committee of the Board since its inception in 2009, where she provided strategic oversight on the implementation of education projects.

 

TY Danjuma Foundation award prizes to winners of 2019 Channels International Kids cup

For the fourth year in a row, the TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF) has partnered with Channels Television on the Channels International Kids Cup; a football competition organised initially for primary schools across Nigeria but now expanded to Africa, to promote quality education through sports. The Foundation supports the competition by awarding grants to the top 3 winning schools and providing financial support to the competition’s local organizing committee. The TYDF grant provides funding with which the winning schools can develop critical school infrastructure.

TY Danjuma Foundation commissions a community based emergency health transport in Niger State

A maternal, neonatal and child health project implementation by RaiSe Foundation with funding from the TY Danjuma Foundation has reached a milestone with the commissioning of the community based emergency transport (tricycle ambulance) and the establishment of the transport management scheme. This is a major progress indicator for the project with a goal to reduce maternal and new-born mortality and morbidity in Suleja and Mashegu LGAs of Niger state.

TY Danjuma Foundation Trains Over 100 NGOs in Nigeria

On Friday 22, March 2019, the TY Danjuma Foundation, Nigeria’s first indigenous grantmaking Foundation, organised a one-day capacity building training for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria to improve capacity to source for funding for social development projects.  The event which brought together over 100 NGOs was held concurrently at the CBN International Training Institute in Abuja, as well as in Jalingo, Taraba State and in Benin City, Edo State.

TY Danjuma Foundation to Unveil Projects for 2019 Grants Year

The TY Danjuma Foundation is set to unveil its grantees and projects that will be implemented across States in Nigeria in the 2019 grant cycle on February 6, 2019. On this day, the Foundation will also announce the total grants amount to fund Health and Education intervention while highlighting the focus areas of the interventions across Nigeria.

The Foundation started the 2019 grant cycle with a Call for Concept Notes in 2018. The Call was followed by a rigorous selection process which ended with a final approval by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.

TY Danjuma Foundation in partnership with Pro-Health International brings free one week medical outreach to Wukari

TY Danjuma Foundation sponsored one-week free medical outreach in partnership with Pro-Health International  will take place at the General Hospital Wukari, Taraba State. The outreach will commence on the 24 to 29th September. 

It will provide; 

  1. Free medical Consultations
  2. Free General and specialised surgeries 
  3. Free Laboratory Tests
  4. Free eye care and surgeries
  5. Free Dental Care
  6. Free medications

 

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