Jireh Doo Foundation



Jireh Doo Foundation (JDF) is a registered women led National Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with
Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of Nigeria, founded in Makurdi, Benue State by Josephine Habba in
the year 2003.

JDF started with reaching out to the underserved population in Makurdi, Benue State which included
female headed of households/single mothers and their children, People Living with HIV/AIDS and health
challenges, Orphans, and Vulnerable Children, young people who had no direction, Displaced Persons due
to natural and man-made disasters/conflicts, as well as advocating for policies that prioritizes and favor
these target groups. 

With the Limited resources at hand then, JDF was able to plan and implement activities in a
manner that ensured the most vulnerable were reached in a timely manner, while maintaining best
practices and giving value for money, this quality drew the attention of both National and international
non-governmental organizations and gave JDF the platform to reach more persons within local

 JDF is an active stakeholder in Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), Protection, and Nutrition sectors most especially in the North-eastern region of Nigeria. JDF collaborates and reports implemented activities to the respective sector groups. With 20 years of community implementation, JDF has reached well over 400,000 underserved persons in Nigeria. JDF has since inception established her presence in Benue, Borno, Gombe, Kwara, Lagos Nasarawa, Ondo, Sokoto, Yobe, Zamfara and Abuja where her head office resides.

Our Vision Statement

We envision a society where the poor and vulnerable have
access to social justice and sustainable livelihood.

Our Mission Statement

We are committed to enhancing social justice of the
underserved for a healthier society through creating access to
sustainable livelihoods, basic health information, inclusive
governance, gender equity, and improved response to

Our Core Values

  • Respect for human rights
  • Ensuring integrity in our relationship with stakeholders
  • Make transparency and accountability a priority in all our actions.
  • Encourage teamwork
  • Effectiveness, Efficiency and Excellence
  • Value for Money

Our Thematic Areas

Gender, Women, and Single Parenting.

Humanitarian Response.

Child Development and Adolescent Empowerment.

Good Governance And Policy.

Knowledge and Information Management.

HIV and Health.