Hadis Foundation Donors

Ford Foundation: Ford Foundation is a private owned nongovernmental organization that believes in the inherent dignity of all people. Across eight decades, its mission of reducing poverty and injustice, strengthening democratic values, promoting international cooperation, and advancing human achievement has remained true and unchanged.

In April 2021, Ford Foundation gave a grant of $250,000 across two years to Hadis Foundation to popularize the Violence against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP Act) in Kwara and Kaduna States of Nigeria. With the help of the Ford Foundation, Hadis is also building sustainable structures and strengthening existing safe spaces to mitigate the impact and rate of sexual and gender-based violence in both states.

Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation: The Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation (SABMF) was established by the 19 northern state governors, in collaboration with associates and family of Sir Ahmadu Bello, the late Premier of the defunct northern region and Sardauna of Sokoto to promote the exemplary ideals and good legacies of Sir Ahmadu Bello. SABMF's focal areas are Education, Leadership and Good Governance, Heath, Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, peace and Security. It seeks to be the foremost catalyst for the Unity, Peace, and Socio-Economic development of Northern Nigeria in the context of one nation through evidence-based research; it also seeks to promote programmes that improve the competitiveness of Northern Nigeria and thereby positively affect the development and contribute to national development whilst carrying out research and on the life and legacies of the late Sir Ahmadu Bello.

SABMF has been a beneficial partnership for Hadis Foundation, providing Hadis with grants to carry out several projects.

African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is a grantmaking foundation that supports local, national and regional women’s organizations whose aim is to empower African women, sensitization on their rights and promotion of their rights. AWDF is focused on tailoring programmes and projects that support and strengthen women organizations in Africa. The vision of AWDF is to have a world where all African women live in peace with dignity and justice and where there is equality and respect for women rights.

AWDF has been helpful to Hadis with the provision of a grant that supported the publication of ANKOD, as well as helping in strengthening our governance document and providing coaching staff of Hadis Foundation.

Fahasa & Salimina: F & S is an emerging modern agro-business Farm that aims at assisting people who are into the agricultural sector with seeds, education, farming equipment, supervision etc. with branches located at Pwambara (Bwari Area Council), Gaube (Kuje Area Council) both in the FCT and the third in Zaria. FAHASA and SALIMINA partnered with Hadis to set up the Tsintsiya cooperative and gave Hadis Foundation grants and land for Project Nurture.

Oyster Consulting: Oyster provides consulting, outsourcing and software to financial services firms. Experienced industry practitioners deliver their products and services to add more value to your organization. Their chief focus is on client experience and developing long-term relationships and is driven by their belief that value creation happens best when there is a deep understanding of the goals and culture of an organization.

As one of the oldest partners of Hadis Foundation, we have shared a long favourable partnership with Oyster Consulting. They have been of great help in areas of grant sourcing, and they also helped Hadis with land for the Tsintsiya cooperative and the Hadis resource centre and shelters.