Our Trustee Board and Officers are comprised of an incredible array of philanthropic, passionate, seasoned individuals with deep and sincere investments in the foundation’s mission for local empowerment and upliftment. Providing oversight to ensure financial and strategic efficiencies on all the foundation’s efforts and operations, they are deeply committed to humanitarian and philanthropic empowerment and development work to enhance and create opportunities for significant impact and growth in the Nigeria and the world at large.
Philanthropy Manager

Blessing Duru is the Philanthropy Manager for the Jim Ovia Foundation and is responsible for managing the Jim Ovia Foundation scholarship programs.

Blessing has over eight years of experience in Philanthropy Management, Financial Management, Project Management, and Research. She has experiences across various sectors such as NGOs, Financial services, FMCG, Telecommunications, Banking, among others.