We believe that we are not keepers of wealth, but a channel through which the love of Christ can flow to all the nations of the earth.
We believe that every life has equal value and believe that no child, especially those suffering from disabilities, should live a low quality of life especially as a result of social marginalization.
We believe that the education of the African people will create a ripple effect that would change the economic situation of Africa.
We believe that every youth has the ability to develop into strong leaders with strength of character and a community development mind-set with a Christ-centered worldview.
The David Oyedepo Foundation is a Christian non-profit organization that is committed to showing the love of Christ to the world by developing platforms that would bring about change to the economy of Africa as a continent and by ripple effect, the rest of the world.
We are as an organization, are committed to revealing the love of Jesus Christ to the world through our programs and in everything we do. Our actions are born out of a strong love and passion towards the development of the African continent from being predominantly ‘third-world’ to being a world power. We believe that we as citizens must take personal responsibility for the changes we want to see in our various nations, and the continent at large.
Dr. David Oyedepo is the founder of the David Oyedepo Foundation (DOF). He had his early education in Nigeria and later earned a PhD in Human Development from the Honolulu in Hawaii, USA. He is also the President and Founder of the David Oyedepo Ministries International, an umbrella non-profit organization which birthed among others, the Living Faith Church worldwide, The Kingdom Heritage and Faith Academy network of schools, Covenant and Landmark University. He has for many years, been passionate about the destiny of Africa and has spent most of his life developing solutions through individuals and organizations that are focused on contributing to the development of the African people.
In recognition of his philanthropic activities across over 40 nations of Africa, especially in the field of education and life development, he has received many awards such as the “International Who is Who of intellectuals, 13th Edition” of the international Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England; “Man of Dignity” by Global Care International; “Frontline Christian Author” by ECOWAS International Gold Award; Name inscribed in the Jerusalem 3000 Scroll #102268, 1990; Award in recognition of leadership in enhancing Academic and Research Excellence in Higher Education – Southern University and A&M college, Baton Rouge, LA(2011); Distinguished Award for excellence in Education, Administration and Leadership – Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife 2012. In 1990 he was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity by Bethel Graduate School of Technology, Riverside, California, USA. As of 2014,
Dr David Oyedepo and his wife Pastor Faith Oyedepo, have donated over N1billion of their personal funds to the promotion of education in Africa.
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