About Us

About Murtala Muhammed Foundation

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that serves as an advocate and catalyst for empowerment programmes through high-impact interventions on social issues, technology leadership, and governance.


Since the inception of MMF in 2001, we have made significant strides in empowering young women and men across Africa to achieve their full potential by facilitating access to public health emergency, educational support, skills, and socio-economic development opportunities as well as promoting upstanding governance and advocating for gender equality.

The MMF is recognized as a pioneer of democracy, policy advocacy, education, human rights, women empowerment, disaster relief, and the betterment of lives of Africans. Through its dedication, professionalism, and highly trained staff, the MMF has demonstrated national leadership and innovation by developing a structured and integrated approach to key issues both locally and internationally.

Our Mission

Our mission is to cultivate impactful partnerships to empower the most marginalized communities across Africa, fostering inclusive growth ans sustainable development.

Our Vision

Our vision is a world where possibilities and opportunities are the same for everyone, regardless of gender or origin.


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Our Core Values


At the heart of our organization, lies a strong belief in the power of learning. We recognize that continuous learning from our programs, beneficiaries, partners, and donors is essential for our growth and the improvement of our work.


Effective communication is the cornerstone of our efforts. We are dedicated to fostering open and meaningful communication among all our stakeholders. By constantly refining our communication channels, we ensure that our collaborative efforts are always on the same page.


Transparency is a guiding principle that underpins everything we do. We are committed to providing relevant and reliable information to all our stakeholders regarding our performance, governance, and financial status.


Innovation is the lifeblood of our organization. We actively seek out new ideas and insights to enrich our discussions and drive our projects forward. Embracing innovation allows us to stay at the forefront of positive change.


We extend our reach to those most affected by crises, embracing diversity in gender, age, culture, and socio-economic backgrounds. Our inclusive approach ensures that everyone's voice is heard, and everyone's needs are addressed.


We take a proactive stance in all aspects of our work. Constantly adapting to dynamic landscapes, we anticipate challenges and opportunities, and we are unwavering in our commitment to instigate and advocate for meaningful change.

Our Partners

"Change is brought about by people like us. We all have a voice and what matters is how we use it"

- Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode,
MMF Chief Executive Officer

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