MTN Foundation was established in 2004 to manage CSR initiatives for MTN Nigeria Communications PLC; one of the first corporates in Nigeria to launch such an initiative. It was commissioned in May 2005 with MTN Nigeria Communication PLC committing up to 1% of its Profit after Tax (PAT) as its main source of funding for projects.

MTN Foundation has invested over NGN24.73 Billion in the 36 states of the federation and FCT. MTN Foundation has over 1,023 project sites across Nigeria with 50 unique projects which spans across 3,323 communities and reached over 31,386,125 people.

To be a leader in Corporate Social Investment initiatives in Nigeria measured by the impact and sustainability of our projects on our host communities as well as high perception rating of MTN’s brand.

To improve on the quality of life through Health, Education, Youth Development and National Priority initiatives on a sustainable basis in such a way as to impact positively on the MTN brand.

Our Portfolios

The Youth Development portfolio focuses on Initiatives that provide the youth, as the largest and most impacted population group with skills, tools, access, knowledge, and opportunities to become economically active citizens.

The National Priority portfolio focuses on Initiatives that support community infrastructure development, and health-related initiatives that support women and children, aligning with the Government National Development plan and contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).