With a strong belief in ‘Caring Capitalism’, TCF was established in the year 1992 as an INGO, to build a healthy Nation. Today, with the support of the government and various partners, through Mission for Vision, Mission for Primary Health Care and Mission for Water, TCF has a foot print across Nigeria benefiting more than 7.5 million population.

Vision

Every Nigerian should have access to primary health care, safe drinking water and eye care.

Mission

Establish in partnership high quality sustainable and replicable models in primary health care, provision of safe drinking water and eye care in each of the 6 geo-political zones of Nigeria.

Milestones

1992

Registration of TCF as an NGO.
Collaboration with 18 Charity Institutions supporting Health Care in Nigeria for treatment, medical camps, rehabilitation of disabled people, assisting with pathology lab setting up etc. in Kano, Kaduna and Port Harcourt

1993

First Primary Health Care Clinic started at Eniosa village in Lagelu LGA in Oyo State.

1995

First Water Project launched in Kebbi State.

1997

Roll out of first Primary Healthcare Program in Oyo State with PHC at Eniosa in Akiniyele LGAs covering a population of 25,000.

1998

Initiation of screening for identification of visual defects among school children in Lagos - Vision Rainbow – 161,000 children screened, and 7400 spectacles distributed.

2001

Initiation of Water Project in Calabar, Cross River.
Roll out of second Primary Health Care program in Osun state with PHC at Adana serving 20,000 population.

2002

Conduct of Eye Surgery Camp in Kebbi state (Birnin Kebbi) – 804 surgeries carried

2003

Conduct of Second Eye Surgery Camp in Oyo State (Ibadaan)– 842 surgeries carried out.
Conduct of Third Eye Surgery Camp in Cross River State (Calabar) – 1019 surgeries carried out.
Initiation of Second health Care Program in Kaduna State - Kachia PHC project. A 3-Tier structure of 30 Health Posts, 3 Health Clinics and 1 apex Ward PHC Centre covering a population of 71,000.

2004

Initiation of First Eye Care Program in partnership with Cross River State Govt at Calabar and continuing till date.

2005

Initiation of Third Health Care Program in Imo State - Isu PHC Project covering a population of 40,000.
Initiation of Second Eye Care Program in partnership with Imo State Govt in Owerri.
Initiation of Second Water Project in partnership with CRS Government.

2006

Initiation of Third Eye Care Program in partnership with Adamawa State Govt at Yola
Initiation of Fourth Health Care Program in partnership with Adamawa State Govt - Yola PHC Project covering a population of 41,000 and continuing till date.

2007

Initiation of partnership with UNICEF for water project in 4 States - Kano, Kwara, Benue & Osun.

2009

MOU with Cross River State Government for Primary Health Care Program across the state in all 18 LGAs covering a population of 3,528,985.
Initiation of partnership with TY Danjuma Foundation for water project in Taraba.
Initiation of Pediatric camp in Abuja –restored vision for over 50 children.

2011

Initiation of partnership with Vitol Charitable Foundation for water project in Niger State.
MOU with Federal Ministry of Water Resources in 90 LGAs of 16 States for rehabilitation of 1,000 Hand-pumps.

2012

Initiation of Fourth Eye Care Program in partnership with Katsina State Govt at Katsina.

2014

Water - UNICEF supported PCA-6 diversified to Motorized Water Facilities.

2015

Initiation of Primary Health Care program in Zaria, Kaduna State in partnership with Kewalram foundation. Integrated model with apex Hospital and 2 Health posts. Covered a population of 35,000.
Successfully handed over Katsina eye program to the State Government.
732 Hand Pump Boreholes and 84 Motorized Boreholes were rehabilitated in 22 LGAs of 10 State under PCA 6 supported by UNICEF.

2016

Successfully handed over of Cross River State PHC program.
UNICEF supported PCA -7 Started for rehabilitation of 2228 Hand Pumps and 10 Motorized Boreholes in 41 LGAs of 12 States.
Started Eye care project at Owerri in partnership with Imo State Government.

2018

UNICEF supported PCA -8 started for rehabilitation of 420 hand pump boreholes and repair 66 motorized boreholes in 84 LGAs of 18 States; establishment of VLOM system in 50 new LGAs and VLOM process monitoring in 34 old LGAs of 18 States and Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance system in 84 LGAs.
Successfully handed over Owerri eye program to the Imo State Government. in 22 LGAs of 10 State under PCA 6 supported by UNICEF.

2019

Launch of Tulsi Chanrai Foundation Eye Hospital in Abuja in Partnership with Arvind Eye Care Systems (AECS).

Value Propositions

  • Donor contribution directly reach the beneficiaries: Group of core donor share the administrative expenses ensuring that donor contribution directly reach the beneficiaries.
  • Inclusion: Ensuring Government, Business Groups, INGOs participation
  • Reach: working with remote population in Nigeria
  • Leveraging on existing infrastructure: Maximizing utilization of existing infrastructure thus reducing capital expenses
  • Quality intervention: Working with professionals. Implementing innovative and scalable models
  • Transparent and accountable: Internal and External audit is undertaken regularly on a quarterly basis
  • Institutional knowledge and know how: With more than 2 decades of working experience, TCF has been developing cultural specific and scalable models across Nigeria

TCF’s sister organization in India:

Mission for Vision, Mumbai ( www.mfvindia.org )