The Salman Shagaya Foundation, an Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, based non-profit organization, founded by Sherif Shagaya, in 2014, is committed to empowering the unemployed youth.  WE also commit to improving the socio-economic conditions of people and communities, in general.

We are stirred not only to bring but to ensure improved quality, quantity and varied life – empowering opportunities are availed to both rural and urban un-empowered residents. Our leverage on contemporary and bespoke information/communication skills over the years have been the precursor of the tremendous recorded achievements of our commitments.

The FOUNDATION is bedded and guided by these 4 cardinal principles:

  1. Commitment: WE are committed to humanity and in doing so INSPIRE pro-social friendships, strong interpersonal skills, and instill hope for the future.
  2. Support: OUR passion drives US to always seek and assist in every possible way fellow human kind be in all spheres of life.
  3. Responsibility: The passion to show love to humanity, made US take on the RESPONSIBILITY of empowering people, establishing goals and following through to ensure these goals are met as committed.
  4. Possibility: The “CAN” spirit in US, urges US to inculcate, nurture and encourage in mankind the same spirit with the sole-aim of making them BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES and by so doing reach and attain the stars by actualizing their positive dreams.

Attestations along these guidelines abound from beneficiaries all around the globe.



The Foundation, founded by Sherif Shagaya, is committed to improving the socio-economic condition of several communities & to increase the quality, quantity and diversity of opportunities for community residents.



We are starting a solar home system programme this year, 2019. What we are trying to do is to provide each home with a solar power whereby they have 24-hour electricity starting with 100 homes in Ilorin West.



sheriff-shagayaAlhaji Sherif Shagaya is the founder of Salman Shagaya Foundation, a large philanthropic organisation, and for several years has been a leader one of the major driving force in the non-profit sectors.