Founder’s Profile

Mrs Jummai Ahmadu is a philanthropist of note and a seasoned civil servant. She was moved by the plight of the less privileged; especially Women and children, in the society to take actions that will improve their situations.Her venture into humanitarian service was also prompted by her background. She felt if she could succeed, she will be a catalyst for others to succeed.

Helpline Foundation started out informally in 2003 as Pure Saints Home to intervene in OVC matters and later expanded to include Poverty Alleviation.The name of the organization was changed in 2010 from Pure Saints Home to Helpline Foundation to undertake activities as a non-governmental organization.Through her organization, she brought succor too many orphans and vulnerable children, women (especially widows) and youth to help address the issue of unemployment. Her mission is to improve their lot in life and uplift them to achieve their full potentials.

Raised in Ofante – Ogugu community and went to Ofante community high school in Kogi state. On completion, she proceeded to the University of Jos where she obtained a diploma in Mass communication and B.Sc. Hons Political Science. She was awarded a Master Degree in Public Administration and Public Analysis from University of Abuja.She also holds a Certificate in Public Sector reform: Modernizing Government and in Job evaluation and Workforce development Planning, from the Royal Institute of Public Administration (RIPA) London.

She is presently undergoing a PhD Programme in Policy Analysis at the University of Abuja.

She is a recipient of:

  • University of Jos Alumni Association , Abuja Chapter’s 2004 “Pillar of Excellence “ Award
  • 1998 “NYSC FCT Honors” Award and,
  • Sisters in Galilee, Abuja “comforters to the needy” Award.


  • Member American Management Association
  • Member Chartered Institute of Administration
  • Fellow Institute of Corporate Administration

Mrs. Ahmadu is happily married and blessed with five wonderful children