African Philanthropy News

OXFAM calls FG’s attention over plight of 515,000 children in Chad Basin

The Federal Government of Nigeria have been called by OXFAM, a humanitarian organization, to the plights of 515,000 children in the Lake Chad basin who are suffering from acute malnutrition.

SERAS nominates Zuriels Foundation, Chevron, GT Bank, Multichoice, 9 Mobile, others for 2017 CSR Awards

The organizers of the Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards, SERAS, announced it’s 2017 CSR nominees, with Zuriel Foundation mentioned as one the nominees amongst other widely recognized brands.


Obafemi Martins donates hospital equipment, mobility aids to Lagos Government

Shanghai Greenland Shenhua FC striker, Obafemi Martins, on Thursday donated hospital equipment and mobility aids worth millions of Naira to the Lagos State Government. Presenting the equipment to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode at the State House in Alausa, Ikeja, Martins said that the gesture was part of the mission of his foundation – Obafemi Martins Foundation.

Dangote donates N500m to victims of Kano markets fire disaster

Succour came the way of over a thousand traders affected by the Kano Market fire disasters, as Dangote Group’s President, Aliko Dangote, made good his promise to donate N500 million to rehabilitate the them.


Malawi’s ‘Pizza With A Purpose’ Delivers 1 Million Meals To Africa, Announces National Expansion

Malawi’s Pizza, the nation’s only gourmet pizza franchise that pairs good food with doing good, today announced it has delivered 1 million meals to children in the impoverished nation of Malawi, a milestone it is celebrating with plans for a national expansion & the launch of a journey to deliver millions more under its founding commitment to donate one meal for every meal sold.

Aliko Dangote Foundation Joins Global Leaders to Fight Malnutrition – Pledges US$100 Million for Nigeria

A major highlight of the Summit was the pledge by the Aliko Dangote Foundation to invest US$100 Million over five years to tackle malnutrition in the worst-affected parts of Nigeria. The Aliko Dangote Foundation is the philanthropic organization of Aliko Dangote, founder and Executive Chairman of the Dangote Group (, Africa’s largest homegrown conglomerate.