EMPOWERED BY YOU, WE WORK EVERY DAY TO SAVE AND TRANSFORM LIVES IN AFRICA.
The GEANCO Foundation saves and transforms the lives of the poor and vulnerable in Africa.
We lead special surgical missions and run maternal and infant health programs in Nigeria. We are working to develop a world-class hospital in the country.
We also donate critical supplies to schools in Nigeria while providing life-changing scholarships to young female victims of terrorism and gender inequality.
Our medical mission team hard at work in Nigeria
Dr. Oz salutes our 2013 "Global Hero" Abe Thompson and encourages everyone to DONATE to our work in Africa.
HOSPITAL IN DEVELOPMENT
We are working with Stanford Hospital and many others to develop a world-class hospital in Nigeria. Learn more.
CNN interviews actor David Oyelowo about our scholarship for victims of terrorism in Nigeria.
Our Directors and Special Advisors hold degrees from Harvard, Stanford, Princeton, Yale, Caltech, Georgetown and Johns Hopkins, among many others. Learn more about Our Leadership, and watch Our Story.
IN THE NEWS
In 2013, The Economist named Nigeria "the worst place for a baby to enter the world."
Our leaders Godwin and Afam Onyema were interviewed on NPR's Worldview program
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GEANCO and the Onyema family were profiled by Ebony Magazine
Humanitarian and Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch received our 2016 Global Promise Award in Los Angeles.
The short video highlights the impact of recent work - our orthopedic surgeries, Clinton Global Initiative anemia program, and donations of laptops, medicine and educational materials to schools in Nigeria.
APRIL 2015 ORTHOPEDIC MEDICAL MISSION
We performed complex hip and knee replacements on poor patients in Nigeria. We also donated an innovative bone fracture repair system to the Anambra State University Teaching Hospital.
NOVEMBER 2014 RELIEF MISSION
We donated much-needed surgical gear, medicines, equipment and devices to hospitals and clinics in southeast Nigeria. We also provided educational supplies, clothes and toys to local primary schools.
GET TO KNOW GEANCO WHERE YOU LIVE!
We host fun gatherings all over the country. Please visit our EVENTS page to find an event in your area. We can't wait to see you!