Data-Lead Africa Foundation

Inclusive Futures: Opening Doors for Marginalized Communities


"Empowering marginalized groups for inclusive growth and gender equality."

We are dedicated to creating opportunities for marginalized groups, fostering inclusive growth, and promoting gender equality. Our mission is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8, which focuses on promoting decent work and economic growth for all, and SDG 5, which aims to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

We firmly believe in leaving no one behind, including individuals with disabilities, and strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.

"Inspired by the resilience of marginalized communities, We envisioned a world where opportunities are not limited by circumstances, but rather created to empower and uplift every individual."

Oluwole Sefunmi

Director of Programs and Partnerships

The Digits and Signs Summer Tech camp program is specially designed toprovide valuable computer appreciation skills, mathematics knowledge,and IT skills to Deaf children. The aim of this program is to empower Deaf children by encouraging their interest in technology, improving their educational experience, and promoting digital inclusivity. 

Date: 07 August 2023

The winners of the Corporate Changemakers Challenge are:

  • Datalead Africa: Deaf-In-Tech Project.
    Ericsson: Transforming and connecting the waste industry – turning trash into cash.
  • Givaudan International: Imagin8 – Social / environmental intrapreneurship incubator.
  • Emergency relief for people impacted by war in Ukraine.
  • Mastercard: Community Pass.
  • LinkedIn and Microsoft: Public Private Partnerships for Skills and Employment.
  • Philips: Universe Imaging Centre.
  • Zurich Insurance Company’s grassroots movement: NEXT.
Over 1500, deaf persons have been trained in digital technology skills since July 2022
Employment has been facilitated for over 100 participants.
We have trained and designed DEI analytics and strategies for 15 organizations.
Continuous advocacy for behavioural change communication and strengthening of DEI activities.

Our Impact

We are Making A Difference

We are a non-profit working to strengthen social and economic inclusion through advocacy, partnerships, collaborations, capacity strengthening, and behavioural change communications

Partners & Features

The training at Data-Lead Africa has not only helped me to improve my professional skills but also helped me to become a more analytical and confident person


Abubakar Mumbu Idris


Being deaf, I never thought I could be proficient in the use of data analytic tools but now I enjoy working with tools such as Excel and Power BI




Taking action today

"We shape a better tomorrow, breaking barriers,
and creating lasting impact for the marginalized communities we serve."