Tobby Emmanuel is a social entrepreneur based in Abeokuta, southwest Nigeria. He is also a Christian pastor, a teacher, a public speaker and a farmer.
In 2009, he founded the Tobby Emmanuel Foundation to provide primary, secondary and vocational education to hundreds of children from financially under-privileged homes.
By 2017, the Tobby Emmanuel Foundation was running:
- two tuition-free schools
- an orphanage
- and a vocational training centre to enable high-school graduates to fund themselves through college.