About MTN Foundation

About MTN Foundation

About MTN Foundation

Our Vision

To be a leader in CSR initiatives in Nigeria measured by the impact and sustainability of our projects on our host communities.


Our Mission

To improve the quality of life in the area of Health, Education and Economic Empowerment on a sustainable basis.

  • MTNF incorporated in 2004 to drive MTNN¿s various CSR initiatives commissioned in May 2005
  • Funded by up to 1% Profit After Tax from MTNN for projects
  • Over N5.5bn has been committed to MTNF projects to date
  • Over 319 MTNF project sites in 36 States including the FCT
  • Key focal areas developed in response to wide stakeholder engagement
  • In partnership with Government/multilateral agencies

Board of Directors

  • 9 member Board appointed based on recommendations by MTNN Board
  • Members come with relevant experience that will add value to the activities of the Foundation. 
  • Oversight functions

Project Approval Committee

  • Responsible for reviewing new projects and recommending to the MTNF BOD for approval
  • Members appointed after due consultation with the MTNF Chairman
  • Committee constituted based on directors'  requisite experience

Audit Committee

  • Financial oversight & risk management ; safeguarding of assets; operation of adequate systems & controls
  • Members appointed after due consultation with the MTNF Chairman
  • Committee constituted based on directors'  requisite experience

Operating from Nigeria's business capital of Lagos, the MTN Foundation was incorporated in July 2004 to offer a sustainable and focused channel through which MTN Nigeria would drive its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in all 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

The Foundation is funded by up to 1% PAT (Profit after Tax) from MTN Nigeria and deploys a unique brand of wide impact and project-driven corporate social investment programmes which have won several accolades.

It has also created a vibrant network of local and international partner organisations through which its various projects are executed.

Through its efforts, the MTN Foundation has made huge impact and has become a model for good corporate citizenship, endorsed by a wide variety of stakeholders, Government, Regulators, Tax authorities, and the beneficiaries of its numerous projects.