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

  • 2017 Disabled Day

    Posted: 2017-06-05 00:00:00

    The world disability day was a great program that lasted for 1 week, with pot pourri of activities that ranges from empowerment session with the disable women and 300 scholarships was giving to their cgildren at the karimajiji vilage , roads of over 6killometers was done to open the road where these special people pass everyday. We fixed it.

  • World Environment Day (5th June 2017)

    Posted: 2017-06-05 00:00:00

    This year's world environment day theme is connect with nature, our out reach with the LEA PRIMARY SHOOL JABI, was great.World environment day was fun, teaching students how to connect with their environment, planting trees and most importantly making some of the kids tree ambassadors, meaning that these kids will look after the trees, water it and nurture it. Thanks to the members of staff of LEA primary school Jabi Abuja. And all our passionate team member.

  • Tonto Dikeh Foundation Partners With Cheeno HR To Float Back To School Project In Delta State

    Posted: 2017-02-21 11:45:08

    The Tonto Dikeh Foundation has once again reiterated her stance on improving society and investing in the future by collaborating with CHEENO HR to launch an educational support initiative tagged; BACK TO SCHOOL PROJECT in Delta Stateread More

  • The Tonto Dikeh Foundation Awards Scholarship To 200 Students In Delta State During Her Back To Scho

    Posted: 2017-02-01 11:45:08

    The good people and school students of Delta state experienced a new dawn as they played a host to The Tonto Dikeh Foundation Team in Warri, Delta state Nigeria, on the 24th February 2017. read More

  • The Tonto Dikeh Foundation Kicks Off 'BACK TO SCHOOL' Project.

    Posted: 2017-01-27 00:00:00

    The bedrock of any society is built on concrete educational foundation and the literacy level of its people, and to build a self-sustaining society, enlightenment and education of its people must begin from childhood to build a viable and independent society.To this end, the educational initiative of the Tonto Dikeh foundation tagged "Back To School" kicked off on Monday 23rd January 2017 to provide support to Nigerian children in their academic endeavor. read more

  • Our women day program

    Posted: 2017-01-05 00:00:00

    2017 women day program was a great one with the theme. Be bold for change, it was a moment to encourage women to stand tall to make gender equality a reality in africa. It was a great moment where many issues affecting women were raised and we had the best hands to do justice to all the topics and great solutions were proferred.

  • Women inspiring Women program

    Posted: 2017-01-05 00:00:00

    Women inspiring women project is a very educative and inspiring moment when we call on successful business women in various industries to have talks and help rural women to start such business and also be successful. And this is done regularly.

  • Kick for Charity

    Posted: 2017-01-04 00:00:00

    This is a fantastic program , we know that the youth needs more encouragement and we have used sport to bring them together for the sake of showing their talents in sports and using all the proceeds to finance children who are out of school to basically go back to school. Scholarships were awarded to 10 lucky children from the IDPs. This programme was done in partnership with the ON AIR PERSONALITIES ASSOCIATION ABUJA.

  • 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 He's 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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