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The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation held its official launch at London’s historic Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane, highlighting its ambitions and programs to date and featuring high-profile guests, including global music sensation Akon.

September 11, London – saw the official launch of the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation at London’s Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane. Bringing together social empowerment advocates, politicians and business leaders, the big event was a major success allowing for fruitful conversations on the importance of empowerment across the African continent.

The efforts of the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation are led by Dozy Mmobuosi, CEO of Tingo, Inc., Africa’s leading Agri-Fintech company.

Projects undertaken by the Foundation to date include a $10 million mobile prostate cancer screening service coordinated by Dr. Segun Sanni, designed to help tackle the leading cause of cancer death among men in Nigeria. , which will see 1 in 6 diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

The project currently has over 100 practicing physicians lined up, with an expected 4,000 healthcare professional volunteers, and has received high praise from communities, politicians and business leaders.

The Foundation is also active in areas such as education, empowerment and information technology.

Speaking just after the Foundation event, Dozy Mmobuosi said:

“I am delighted that our Foundation is now fully operational and that so many wonderful and influential people joined the team and me last night at an event highlighting our continued commitment to Africa. It is the start of a epic journey designed to lend a helping hand to those in need”.

Echoing that sentiment and speaking at the event itself, Senegalese-American singer Akon explained: “Life is like a hotel room. We are all just passing through. We should think about who else needs a room when we’ve made the most of it.”

LR: Senegalese-American singer and philanthropist Akon; Nigerian Presidential Candidate Peter Obi and CEO Tingo Inc and Founder of Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation.

Other guests present included former Governor of Anambra State and candidate for President of Nigeria, Peter Obi; Supermodel and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell; fashion designer Ozwald Boateng; former Malawian diplomat to the European Union, James Woods; CEO of Invest Africa, Karen Taylor to name a few.

Sample guests at The Dorchester on Park Lane.
LR: Dozy Mmobuosi, CEO, Tingo Inc and founder of the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation; Nigerian presidential candidate Peter Obi and chairman of Tingo Inc, Dr Christopher Cleverly.

The event was hosted by British-Congolese comedian Eddie Kadi and Nigerian musicians D’banj, Asa, The Cavemen and The Compozers gave thrilling performances.

D’banj during his performance
Chief of Staff, Tingo Inc, Rory Bowen
From left to right: Friends of Dozy; Nigerian presidential candidate Peter Obi; COO, The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation, Ebuwa Martins and Dozy Mmobuosi, CEO Tingo Inc & Founder of The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation.

About the Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation

The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation was founded by Dozy Mmobuosi in December 2021 with a noble mission: To promote Africa’s progress and create an environment where Africans can thrive.

Our main areas of interest are health, education, entrepreneurship and the development of information technologies.

We believe everyone deserves a fighting chance. A chance to enjoy life, a chance to live life to its fullest, and a chance to be at their best, improving their surroundings, regardless of their location.

We want to play a key role in making this, and many other possibilities, a reality.

For more information: tingoinc.com and dozymmobuosifoundation.com

Check out some pictures from the event.

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