Top Ten Charity Organisations/NGOs in Nigeria

    Charity they say begins at home. Thus, giving starts from the next door neighbour. The main goal of a charitable foundation is to improve the life of the people by providing different services free of charge. Such services might include humanitarian aid, healthcare, legal support, human rights activism, empowerment, e.t.c. In Nigeria today where millions of the Citizens wallow in poverty and frustrations with no beam of hope to encourage their daily struggle, there are indeed platforms that have helped in giving hope to the hopeless, putting smiles of faces, enriching lives and empowering minds.

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    1) Zidora Aid Foundation
    Zidora Aid Foundation is a non governmental organization set up with the sole purpose of contributing to positive change in the economic and social status of the masses through effective programs that delivers sustainable outcome.

    2) TY Danjuma Foundation
    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. It is one of the non governmental organisations.

    3) Uche Ogah Foundation

    The Uche Ogah foundation is one of the non governmental organisations dedicated in its effort to empower youths with vocational skill trainings which gives them access to job opportunities and self employment, encourage and support the indigents to receive quality education in higher institutions of learning across the nation, empower people with equipments and capital to start up their businesses as gateway to poverty alleviation in the nation.

    4). Dangote Foundation

    The Dangote Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Dangote Group. The Foundation is responsible for contributing over millions of dollars in charitable funds to several causes in Nigeria and Africa for years.

    5) Tony Elumelu Foundation

    The future of the Tony Elumelu Foundation centers on the provision of structured, robust, and multifaceted support to entrepreneurs around Africa through the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme.

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    6) Rose of Sharon Foundation
    A NGO focused on alleviating the plight of widows and orphans. Also designed to execute programmes that gives financial independence and educational opportunities to widows, their children and orphans.

    7) Kanu Heart Foundation

    The Kanu Heart Foundation is one of the nongovernmental organizations, nonprofit organization founded by World renowned footballer, Kanu Nwankwo to help indigent Nigerian children with cardiac diseases to obtain life-saving surgeries within and outside Nigeria.

    8) Life Bridge Foundation

    Is one of the non governmental organisations committed to giving a voice to the underprivileged through a range of empowerment programs aimed at helping them to reach their full potentials.

    9) The Albino Foundation
    One of the leading advocacy organisations that empowers persons with albinism and educates the society about albinism in Nigeria and the world.”

    10) Lots Charity Foundation

    LOTS charity foundation is one of the registered charity organizations that caters to the physiological [feeding, clothing and shelter], social, educational, psychological, medical, and emotional needs of street kids and vulnerable children.