Empowering our youth to save the earth

What we do

We plan and support amazing projects that help change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people from across different regions of the world, educate and empower our youths and get them off the street of unemployment into environmentally sustainable employ.

Our Impact

We’ve worked on improving the lives of over 25,000 young people through direct practice.

Young people from different backgrounds have a huge impact on us and all our activities. They highlight those parts of the society that are broken, so we can help them in all possible ways to regain hope and flourish in life.

Dr. (Mrs.) Olufunso Amosun, president of the UPLIFT Development Foundation and Founder of the Green Education For The Youth (GEF initiative, is the wife of the Governor of Ogun State. She obtained her first degree from the Obafemi Awolowo University and holds a Master’s degree from the University of Lagos. In the past, Olufunso worked briefly as part of a loss adjustment team in Barclay’s Financial Services and blew Prudential Insurance both in the United Kingdom in the 1990s, but her main preoccupation in recent years, has been philanthropic.

She has been an unshakable pillar of support to the Senator Ibikunle Amosun foundation; her husband’s scholarship foundation, since 2003, and has embarked on numerous programs for the less privileged and vulnerable in the society through her UPLIFT Development Foundation. She pays particular attention to the aged, physically challenged, women living with HIV, unemployed youths and orphaned/vulnerable children….read more.

Mrs. Olufunso Amosun
Wife of former Governor of Ogun state,
Sen. Ibikunle Amosun.

Green Awareness Campaign - Tree Planting Excercise

To increase the level of awareness on environmental issues and protection, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun on the 19th of April 20 13 embarked on a state-wide green awareness campaign.

Our team

Mrs. Folorunso Amosun

Mrs Rene Folawiyo

Morenike Ransome-Kuti

Mrs. Yinka Blackshear

Dr. Segun Oshin

Green Awareness Walk

On the 19th of April, 2013 a five kilometre awareness walk led by Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and his wife, Mrs. Olufunso was embarked upon. The awareness and advocacy walk took off from the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Kuto and terminated at the Oba Adisa Odeleye Park, Sokori in Abeokuta.

We Find & Fund

We are in search of opportunities to help as many youth as possible. We approach and fund all those who are in need.

We Provide Care

Today’s youth need a helpful hand and right guidance at every stage. Here’s where we take care of them like our own.

We Educate

We run small-scale schools for the underprivileged children and youth of daily wage workers for a better future.

We Employ

We run organizations where we employ youngsters so they can live their dreams for themselves and their families.

National Environment Conference

In Abuja

Mrs. Olufunso Amosun was one of the speakers at the National Conference on the Environment organised by the House of Representatives Committee on Environment at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja with the theme: “Minding Our Environment for a Sustainable and Secure Future on the 20th of May, 2013.

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