The United States has played a critical role in providing development funding to the African continent. Continue reading…

The world is paying much closer attention to millennials – in business, politics, and even, in philanthropy. This trend is largely because of the population, reach, clout, and giving patterns of millennials. Continue reading…

An enabling environment is critical for philanthropy to thrive. In East Africa, stable political climates and increasing economic partnerships between Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda created the necessary optimism and goodwill to bring philanthropic organizations together. Continue reading…

Since 1974, the United Nations has celebrated World Environment Day to advocate for the need to protect our habitat – earth. Continue reading…

The Osei-Kusi Foundation was recently awarded ‘The Philanthropic Foundation of the Year’ at the 2017 Philanthropy Excellence Award in Ghana. Continue reading…

The Internet and Social Media has become a huge part of our lives. Continue reading…

Forty-four percent (44%) of Nigeria’s population is aged 14 years and younger and this adolescence bulge is poised to increase to 73 million by 2020. Continue reading…

According to the World Health Organization, the incidence of Down syndrome is around 1 in 1000 births globally. Continue reading…

Source: Naij.com

Toyin Saraki

Nigeria

Toyin Saraki is the Founder and President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa. The core focal points of the Foundation are maternal health, child mortality, advocacy for social justice and women empowerment. The Foundation runs the Wellbeing Foundation MamaCare Antenatal Education classes which are led by a qualified midwife and are held weekly. The Foundation also launches campaigns to advocate their mission to reduce maternal mortality and the attainment of child survival in Nigeria and beyond. #MaternalMonday one of the advocacy campaigns of the foundation, creates awareness on the importance of equipped medical facilities, qualified midwives, and access to appropriate medical appointments in having a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. Continue reading…

Non-profits are in constant competition with themselves – for a donor’s interest, time, and most of all, for donations. In an environment where resources for non-profits are scarce, collaborations and partnerships provide a platform for doing more good with less. Continue reading…