THE TONTO DIKEH FOUNDATION

THE TONTO DIKEH FOUNDATION

...Building a better future.

  • "A man's true wealth is the good he does in this world." - Muhammad

  • "It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place" -Andrew Carnegie, The Gospel of Wealth

  • "The highest use of capital is not to make more money but to make money do more for the betterment of life."- Henry Ford

  • "I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore,that I can do or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it for I shall not pass this way again."- Etienne de Grellet (1773 - 1855)

ABOUT US

The Tonto Dikeh Foundation focuses on giving support to young girls who has been either raped, molested or assaulted. We give hope to such young girls by providing help to them through our partners depending on their individual cases, we support them during ante natal and post natal period, we mentor this young women so they can fit into the society again with a new sense of belonging and giving them a second chance in life to be great.

44% Rape Victims are under 18 Years of Age

38% Rapist are a Friend or Aquaintance.

66.6% Assaults commited by Someone known to the victim.

We also help this young mothers to take care of their kids by placing the kids into special homes.

We support their upkeep,feeding, education and anything a child will need to become great and most of all we give them shelter and security.

OUR MISSION

To be one of the world biggest foundation (charity organization) providing world class aids/ succor, sensitization and supports to Rape victims medically, giving the right councelling & legal supports, advocating against child abuses and all forms of social injustice against women in Africa and beyond.Hence, taking into cognizance, the Millennium Development Goals in the area of education and girl child right.

OUR VISION

To create an environment where RAPE, injustice & other societal ills against women will be a thing of the past

OUR TEAM

TONTO DIKEH

Founder/ Visioneer

A Nigerian actress and singer.She attended Rivers state university for science and technology where she majored in petrochemical engineering. She looked to Hollywood star actress Julia Roberts as a role model. Tonto got her big break in 2006 when she won the reality TV show Next Movie Star; she has since then acted in tons of Nollywood Movies till date. She loves driving, dancing and reading fictional books. Tonto has covered magazines such as WOW, Glitz, Y! Magazine and Complete Fashion. Her Love for giving and passion for building a better future made her to start the Tonto Dikeh Foundation.

BUNMI FAGBUYIRO

Project Manager

A Public Speaker, Project Manager, Sport Management Consultant, Actor and CEO, Creative Hands Connect Concept. He was a member Ekiti State Consultative Forum on Art and Tourism, He also was the Country Director/Project Manager, Monica Manley Charity Organization (An International Charity Organization, Catering for Motherless Kids, Physically Challenged Persons, Old Folks and Sexually Abused Women). He is presently the Pioneer Manager of The Tonto Dikeh Foundation International (A Foundation fighting for the cause of rape victim, molested children and abused women).

MICRO - BLOG

  • TDF of Nigeria & NCi Foundations of the United Kingdom Partner for Good Cause

    Posted: 2016-05-23 00:00:00

    TDF of Nigeria & NCi Foundations of the United Kingdom Partner for Good Causes.God blesses and Hes always happy with those who put smile on the faces of the Less Privileged. Of this note, with great Goals & Aspirations, both Charities will be coming together in London, United Kingdom from the 4th of June, 2016 collaborating Ideas on how to tackle and support the Less Privileged across the globe. read more

  • SHARE LOVE, NOT RAPE (VAL'S SPECIAL)

    Posted: 2016-02-14 00:00:00

    THE TONTO DIKEH FOUNDATION cordially invites the General Public, Private Organizations, Government Agencies and Parastatals and well meaning Nigerians to its Valentine's Day Event with the theme: "SHARE LOVE, NOT RAPE" with our friends at the orphanage home.
    Venue: The Ijamido Children Home 140, Ilo-Awela Road, Ota, Ogun State. Date: Sunday, 14th February 2016 Time: 12 noon Dress code: White & Red.

  • TDF DONATES $5000 TOWARDS AWARENESS FOR BREAST CANCER

    Posted: 2015-12-16 00:00:00

    The Tonto Dikeh Foundation in line with mission of building a brighter future donated $5000 to Miss Nigeria/Ghana Foundation assist in the awareness campaign for breast cancer in ghana.

  • TDF AFRICAN TOUR 2015

    Posted: 2015-12-14 12:00:00

    The Tonto dikeh foundation embarked on this year charity tour with a visit to Osu Children Home, Faith of Christ Foster Home and La General Hospital(Children ward),Ghana on December 16th 2015. The foundation donated Food, gifts, cash and many other relief materials to individuals and organisations while on this tour. We are glad to be a part of the brighter future

  • VISIT TO IJAMIDO CHILDREN HOME

    Posted: 2015-01-26 11:45:08

    We had a great and inspiring time today with kids from Ijamido Children Homes. It is a chance for us to pour some love and get lot of loves back from the Kids.

  • APAPA CUP

    Posted: 2014-12-20 11:46:58

    The Tonto Dikeh Foundation presents The Apapa Cup. A 5-Aside Football Tournament featuring Top Nigerian Artist, Proceeds from the Competition would be donated to Charity

  • AFRICAN CHARITY TOUR

    Posted: 2014-12-14 14:09:51

    We are on our African Charity Tour.Presently we are in Ghana, More Countries to come soon. We would keep you updated on where and what we are doing per time.

  • TDF PRESS PARLEY

    Posted: 2014-11-26 11:45:08

    Today, We had a press parley. The aim was to inform the general public through the press the goals of the foundation and also to get comments, suggestions on how to better achieve those goals from the professionals.

  • SAY NO TO RAPE

    Posted: 2014-11-25 11:46:58

    We are currently involved in a 10 days protest against gender mutilation. It Holds between 25th Nov. 2014 - 10th December 2014. We implore everyone in Rivers to join and support us on this.

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