TYDF-TCF, responsive Partnership for Transforming Lives in Rural Communities

Founded in 2009 by Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (Rtd.) GCON, the TY Danjuma Foundation (TYDF), a private Nigerian philanthropic grant making organisation seeks to transform the lives of Nigerians mainly in rural communities. It supports NGOs and CBOs to implement projects in the areas of community health, education and income generation. TYDF also operates the Community Fund scheme in Taraba and Edo states to support community development initiatives, specifically for local groups.

The Foundation is committed to enhancing the quality of life of Nigerians. Based in Abuja, Nigeria, the Foundation works with a distinguished Board of Trustees, a young work force and dynamic leadership.

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La Petite Maison, London

Every time you are at La Petite Maison in London to enjoy a sumptuous meal and spend some quality time with family, friends and colleagues you also have an opportunity to bring back vision into the lives of several thousand disadvantaged and remote Nigerian population.

Mr. Raphael Duntoye, Head Patron and his colleagues at La Petite Maison donates GBP 1 per table to TCF towards Cataract Eye Surgeries at the Birnin-Kebbi Hafsat Eye Centre in Kebbi State, Nigeria. 

Originally from Nigeria himself, Mr. Raphael Duntoye, was moved by TCF’s work and decided to help make a difference through the restaurant he runs in London. 

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World Glaucoma Week

The theme for 2013 World Glaucoma Week was “The world is a wonder to see every day – so don’t let glaucoma get in the way”.

As per the experts, Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness. It is a complicated disease that damages the optic nerve, leading to progressive, irreversible vision loss.

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Savitri Waney Charitable Trust

The Savitri Waney Charitable Trust was founded in 2001 by Mr Arjun Waney, a philanthropist and businessman of Indian origin, in honour of his late mother Mrs Savitri Waney. The Trust focuses its efforts on working with rural communities in the poorest and most marginalized areas of India and Nigeria. At the heart of the Trust’s activities is the fight against curable blindness and the provision of high quality mother and child healthcare.

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Internationally renowned Indian Cardiac surgeon visits Nigeria

Dr. Ashwin B. Mehta, Director of Cardiology, Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, a pioneer in the field of cardiac catheterization and angiography in new born babies, first one to start angiography in few hours to few days old babies in India and first one to start Bundle Electrography in India visited Abuja and Lagos

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