The Michael and Cecilia Foundation (MCF) is a not-for-profit organization registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission in April 2006. As its own legal identity, it has a dedicated board who are committed to the values, vision, and mission of the foundation. MCF was born out of a strong desire to make an impact at the community level, to transform lives in a subtle manner, but leading to meaningful outcomes. Our belief in how we approach our programme areas is enshrined in our values.
What you need to know about the Michael and Cecilia foundation
It was the dream of Olorogun Michael Ibru and his wife Dr. (Mrs.) Cecilia Ibru to give back to the society. They wanted to alleviate the level of hardship and poverty in the South-South/Niger Delta region and they know that the best way to reduce poverty is through education. As such the Michael and Cecilia foundation actively encourages the pursuit of knowledge by giving scholarships and the foundig fo educational institutions such as the Michael and Cecilia Foundation Demonstration Schools comprising of the Pre-Nursery, Nursery, Primary and secondary schools, the Michael and Cecilia Foundation College of Education and the Michael and Cecilia Ibru University.
The foundation gives scholarships to individuals within its areas of operations. The foundation commenced awarding of scholarships to students who met the set requirements, and has sponsored full and part scholarship to students within the schools of the foundation. Also, the foundation is involved in other philanthropic initiatives towards the community such as providing for the children and needy in the community every Friday, providing free medical services and distribution of clothing to the aged, the pregnant women and the children in the community.
Staffs of the foundation are dedicated, disciplined and hardworking, ensuring that the foundations visions and goals are achieved. Through all these services the foundation has provided employment for the community and the region as a whole. The foundation is also known for the community services which the staff and students assist the community quarterly.
The foundation is located in Agbarha-Otor, Ughelli North local government, Delta state.