The UN's Global Goals aim to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for everyone by 2030. At The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, we make sure all our work helps to achieve these goals.

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation exists to end hunger and poverty in Africa, through investments in Education, support to Social Entrepreneurs, and Youth Leadership Development. Our work focuses particularly on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1, 2,4 and 8.

How We are Impacting our Communities


LOCATIONS                          Providing support to rural communities and changing lives in 120 locations in West Africa 


YOUNG LEADERS TRAINED   Through our Entrepreneurship University and Leadership Development Programs


BUSINESSES SUPPORTED     Through our Young Business Leaders Awards and Business Skills Development Programs


STUDENTS EMPOWERED       Through our Educational Support, including payment of tuition, textbooks and uniforms

Our Featured Past & Ongoing Projects

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, with support from Brian Rusch and Jason Perry, is happy to announce and welcome Nominations for its 4th Young Business Leaders Awards (YBL), to support young entrepreneurs in Nigeria. Now in its 4th year, the Young Business Leaders (YBL) Award to support young Nigerian entrepreneurs with an integrated package of...

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation, in partnership with the African Youth Union Commission (AYUC) is pleased to announce results of the Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want 2019 Essay Writing Competition for young people studying in Universities across Africa. A total of 79 Entries were received from 15 Countries. After a very thorough assessment of...

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation hosted The Entrepreneurship University 2.0 from January 23- 26, 2020 at the CRUDAN Guest House, Sabon Barki, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Thirty (30) Participants from Six (6) States (Adamawa, Taraba, Plateau, Benue, Kaduna, FCT-Abuja participated in the Training. Resource Persons/Trainers included Mr. Viktor...