About Us

About Murtala Muhammed Foundation

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that advocates for and catalyses high-impact interventions on social issues, technology leadership, and governance in Nigeria.

Since inception in 2001, we have empowered a significant number of young women and men across Africa to achieve their full potential. We do this by facilitating access to public health emergency services, educational support, skills acquisition, and socio-economic development opportunities as well as by promoting upstanding governance and advocating for gender equality.

The MMF is recognized for its pioneering work in promoting democracy, policy advocacy, education, human rights, women empowerment, disaster relief, and the betterment of the lives of Africans. Through its dedication, professionalism, and highly trained staff, we have demonstrated national leadership and innovation by developing a structured and integrated approach to resolving key issues locally and internationally.

Our Mission

To cultivate impactful partnerships to empower the most marginalized communities across Africa, fostering inclusive growth and sustainable development.

Our Vision

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 to 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 stakeholders. By constantly refining our communication channels, we ensure that our collaborative efforts with stakeholders are aligned


Transparency is a guiding principle that underpins everything we do. We are committed to providing relevant and reliable information to all stakeholders.


Innovation is the lifeblood of our organization and 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 all voices are heard, and all 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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