Who we are
Our mission is to invest in the Nigerian youths’ unlimited and untapped potential as the key to socioeconomic growth to enhance the standard of living of the society and increase human efficiency.
Our Vision is to equip the future of our nation through the paramount avenue of Education and Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Our long-term goal is to bridge the knowledge gap to enable our youths compete in a global economy and to incorporate ICT into the Nigerian education policy as a fourth science to ensure progressive and continuous learning.
Through our various programmes, the Jim Ovia Foundation aims to equip the future of our nation by increasing the knowledge base and skills of our youths with education and Information Communication Technology (ICT). To date, the Jim Ovia Foundation has supported over 1,500 college students and entrepreneurs with over One billion Naira in educational and entrepreneurial grants through nationally recognized programmes- the Jim Ovia Scholarship, Jim Ovia ICT Entrepreneurs Program and most recently, the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship (JOFLS) Fund (in partnership with Africa America Institute (AAI) which is worth Two million Dollars.
Our beneficiaries excel academically in their service to their communities. Infact, most Jim Ovia Foundation beneficiaries have overcome tremendous challenges to pursue their dreams to excel. Secondary school graduates, University students and aspiring ICT Entrepreneurs who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for support to the various applicable Jim Ovia Foundation programmes.