Monday, 24 June 2024

Aliko Dangote, Founder Dangote Foundation

Nigeria

Champion's Profile

Net worth $10.6 billion, Aliko Dangote (born 10 April 1957) is a Nigerian business magnate, investor, and owner of the Dangote Group, which has interests in commodities in Nigeria and other African countries. Dangote Group continues to grow its vision of becoming the leading provider of essential needs in Food and Shelter in Sub-Saharan Africa.

UNDP SDG

Healthcare, Education and Economic Empowerment

Description and impact

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) is the Philanthropic endeavor of Aliko Dangote. The main objective of the Foundation is to reduce the number of lives lost to malnutrition and disease. Combating Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in children, is at the core of their programming. Improving the outcome of children’s lives, forms the basis for the work the Foundation is engaged in, through investments in health, education, and economic empowerment to help lift people out of poverty.