Our Reach.

We're making an impact

We envisage a world where children would not lose their education as a result of prevailing humanitarian emergencies.

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6,570 children reached

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538,500 Meals Provided

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With your help

We've reached over 6,570 children & provided 538,500 healthy meals.

Maple Leaf Early Years Foundation’s mandate is to provide basic childcare and Education in Emergencies for displaced children, with a special focus on children from low-income families, rural areas, underserved settlements, and children who have been affected by tragedies such as war.

Our Programmes & Interventions


We are at the forefront in providing Education in Emergencies for victims of conflict or disasters and displacement…


No child deserves to learn on an empty stomach. The importance of having the assurance…

Early Years for IDPs Initiative

This initiative ensured that the young children who have been affected by displacement are……

Set for Success

For many out-of-school children, their challenge is being able to get back into the school system…

Latest Publications and Announcements

Latest Publications

We are glad to share that Maple Leaf Early Years Foundation (MLEYF) has been announced as a Zero Project 2024 awardee! MLEYF is being recognized for its groundbreaking work in providing inclusive early childhood and primary education in displaced settings, host, and rural communities in Nigeria. Our innovative Inclusive Education in Emergencies in Transitional Learning Centres program is making a real difference in the lives of children and families affected by crisis. By ensuring access to quality education, MLEYF is creating opportunities for growth, empowerment, and a brighter future. We will receive this prestigious award at the Zero Conference 2024 in Vienna, held from February 21-23 at the United Nations Vienna office. It’s a remarkable opportunity to showcase our impactful work on a global stage and connect with like-minded individuals and organizations dedicated to inclusive education. Let’s continue to support and promote inclusive education, creating a world where every child has the opportunity to thrive. 

You can view other nominees of the Zero Project 2024 Awards on the Zero Project website

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From Our Community.


We are creating impact

IDPs Reached

We have reached and catered for 6,570 IDPs across the country.

We Have Solid Support System

Volunteers On Board

We currently have 67 volunteers on-boarded and the number is growing by the day.

We Care About Good Food /Health

Meals Provided

We have provided over 500,000 healthy meals and still counting.

We have partnered and collaborated with: