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Ms. Thelma Ekiyor

Executive Director

TY Danjuma Foundation

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TY Danjuma Foundation

Abuja, Abuja Federal Capital Territory


Company Description

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 ( ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Chief Executive Officer

Afrigrants Resources Limited

Founder and Pioneer

Regional Coordinator


Stanford University

Chief Executive Officer
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)

Stanford University

Fellow Founder
UN , H.E Mr. Ban ki-Moon

Fellow Founder
The Women Peace

Senior Manager of Conflict Intervention and Peace-building Support
Centre for Conflict Resolution


Member of the International Advisory Board
Global Centre for the Responsibility


EMU's Summer Peacebuilding Institute

LLB Honours

International Law and Graduate Studies

Law Degree

University of Buckingham


Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Imperial College

Web References (83 Total References)

TY Danjuma: TY Danjuma Foundation [cached]

However, as the Executive Director of the Foundation, Thelma Ekiyor explained the foundation will be operated more as a philanthropic organisation rather than simply as a charity. This would allow for the foundation to seek out other deserving causes and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to partner with and make grants available.

"The foundation is excellently positioned to make substantial contributions to improving the daily lives of the people of Nigeria. Thelma Ekiyor - Executive Director, TY Danjuma Foundation.

TYDF commissions Community School Project in Bauchi state [cached]

Addressing community members and top government officials who graced the occasion from the State and Darazo Local Government, Executive Director/CEO of the Foundation, Ms Thelma Ekiyor said educational development can only be achieved with government's leadership and community partnership.

ED/CEO of TY Danjuma Foundation, Ms Thelma Ekiyor, Commissioning the Classroom Block
Foundations like TYDF can make contributions to the process of enhancing the quality of education across Nigeria where such commitments by government and communities are present.
She commended the Fulataran community for their active participation in building the school and encouraging parents to enrol their children. The new school's current student size of one Hundred and ten (110) pupils of both sexes (59 boys & 51girls) was a demonstration of the community's commitment to the project.
Ms. Ekiyor stressed that girls' education is vital to providing more opportunities for girls and women and will assist in addressing the challenge of maternal and infant mortality. She implored parents to ensure that children, particularly girls attend school regularly and avoid child withdrawal and truancy.
L-R: Margaret G. Ya'u, Thelma Ekiyor, Hajiya Maryam Garba
The Executive Director of the Foundation, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, and the Programme Officer for income generation, Lady Amedormey paid an official visit to Ekiti State...

Investing in Every Woman, Every Child in Nigeria [cached]

Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, ED/CEO, TY Danjuma Foundation and The Secretary General of the UN, H.E Mr. Ban ki-Moon

Speaking at the dinner, the Executive Director/CEO of the TY Danjuma Foundation, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor praised the Secretary General for this initiative and stressed the Foundation's commitment to supporting Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria for the effective implementation the global strategy. She urged private foundations in Nigeria and the private sector to generate local resources to address infant and maternal mortality, support the education of the girl child and provide economic opportunities for women.
In his remark, the Secretary General appreciated the TY Danjuma Foundation for supporting the implementation of the Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health in Nigeria and invited other stakeholders, especially the private sectors, to join the UN in eliminating existing challenges to women's and children's health. He explained that the prevailing environment presents an opportunity for the private sector to invest in improving women and children's health across the country.
The Executive Director of the Foundation, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, and the Programme Officer for income generation, Lady Amedormey paid an official visit to Ekiti State...

The Management of TY Danjuma Foundation [cached]

The Executive Director of the Foundation, Ms. Thelma Ekiyor, and the Programme Officer for income generation, Lady Amedormey paid an official visit to Ekiti State...

Ms. Thelma ... [cached]

Ms. Thelma Ekiyor

Ms. Ekiyor is currently The Executive Director/CEO of The TY Danjuma Foundation. Prior to her current position, she was The Executive Director of the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in Ghana. She has also served as:
Ms. Thelma Ekiyor is a Nigerian from Delta State and a past Fellow, Stanford University, USA. She holds an LLB Honours in International Law, and Graduate Studies in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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