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DashMe Foundation is a social enterprise that seeks to creatively raise funds and awareness for indigenous charities that provide direct care to orphans, vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic abuse in West Africa
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DashMe Foundation is a fully indigenous, youth-driven, social enterprise that seeks to creatively raise funds and awareness for indigenous charities that provide direct care to orphans, vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic abuse.

DashMe is building a family of supporters within Nigeria, her diaspora and among those (across the globe) who love all things African.”

Notably, the organization has an overwhelmingly young leadership team. For example, it has an Advisory Board made up of entirely youth, with its above-mentioned Chief Operating Officer being in her 30’s.

About DashMe Foundation

DashMe Foundation is a social enterprise that seeks to creatively raise funds and awareness for indigenous charities that provide direct care to orphans, vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic abuse in West Africa.

DashMe has operations in Nigeria, United Kingdom and the United States.

DashMe Foundation Founder

Kemi Adeosun

Kemi Adeosun is the founder and CEO of DashMe Foundation. She was formerly Minister of Finance – Federal Republic of Nigeria. A Chartered Accountant, she is a Finance Professional with over 30 years of experience, gained internationally and within Nigeria.

Her tenure as Minister coincided with a period in which Nigeria was facing considerable economic challenges. She introduced a number of innovative solutions to steer the economy back to growth. Between 2011 and 2015, she served as Commissioner for Finance in Ogun State, the first woman to hold that post. Prior to her sojourn into public office, she was inter alia Managing Director (Chapel Hill Denham Management) and Senior Manager consulting ( PWC UK).

Mrs. Adeosun is a graduate of Applied Economics from the University of East London, holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Financial Management from the University of London and a Masters in Public Administration from the London School of Economics. She is a member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants England and Wales (ICAEW) and Nigeria (ICAN).

She has a long history of working to support orphanages, in her private capacity, before establishing DashMe Foundation in 2020.

Omorinsola Arogundade

Omorinsola Arogundade
C.O.O

Omorinsola Arogundade is a Petroleum industry expert who worked in a vertically integrated, emerging market, energy, and infrastructure company responsible for driving increased sales and delivery strategies from petroleum importation.

Ms. Arogundade is a serial entrepreneur and has successfully started several retail business ventures over the last 15 years. She co-founded a vintage market sourcing directly from European vintage markets and via donations from vintage collectors around the World. She was a pioneer in the Pop-up market’s trend in Nigeria and has established a beauty brand.

During her career, Ms. Arogundade received the Meirc Professional certificate in strategy planning.

Ms. Arogundade began her career in the UK working in retail and as a fashion business analyst before relocating to Nigeria. She is a graduate of the University of Hull.

Omorinsola is passionate about giving abused women and victims of domestic abuse a voice and uses her time and resources to fight against it.

DashMe Foundation Mission

DashMe Foundation aims to change lives, one gift at a time, by creatively raising funds and awareness for grassroot charities in West Africa.

DashMe Foundation Impacts

We raise funds and resources for indigenous charities working with orphaned and vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic violence. We use a range of creative ideas to raise funds, including our thrift stores, consignment services, raffle draws, and strategic partnerships.

We carefully screen charities working with orphaned and vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic violence and delivering high-impact services. Those who meet our standards become our Impact Partners and can apply for funding from the money we raise, to support the work they are doing.

We measure the impact of the money deployed under a program we call Donor Assurance. It is about following the funds we raise. Donor Assurance is designed to give those who support us financially, full assurance that their funds have been well utilized and have indeed changed lives. We report back regularly and transparently, celebrating what succeeded and learning from what did not.

DashMe Foundation Website

Visit DashMe Foundation website by click here

DashMe Foundation Contact Address

Lagos, Nigeria

2nd Floor,
Mulliner Towers,
39 Kingsway Road,
Ikoyi, Lagos.

info@dashme.org
NY, USA

DashMe Foundation Inc.,
500 5th Avenue,
Fl. 44, New York
NY, 10110

ny@dashme.org
London, UK

4th Floor,
Silverstream House,
45 Fitzroy Street,
London W1T 6EB

london@dashme.org

About DashMe Store

DashMe Store is the retail arm of DashMe Foundation, an international social enterprise operating in Nigeria, and the United States of America.

We creatively raise funds and awareness for indigenous charities that provide direct care to orphans vulnerable children, disadvantaged youth, and victims of domestic abuse.

The DashMe store sells carefully curated, new, best quality and gently used items donated by our generous supporters. In addition to this, it operate a storefront in Lekki Lagos and an e commerce shop in the UK.

The making profits are used to change lives.

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