About Us

Overview

GreenRidge Foundation is a Community Economic Development (CED) driven organization, created to develop an excellent pro bono culture amongst corporate professional services firms, and drive economic transformation across Africa, by leveraging on technology.

We offer a model that allows Law Firms in Nigeria and Africa to leverage technology in identifying MSMEs and startups in Africa that require legal and business support, and to place themselves in positions to help them.

We are striving to be at the core of Africa’s economic transformation, by assisting a limitless number of African entrepreneurs and businesses compete and win globally.

We expect to support about 10,000 entrepreneurs over the next 5 years, and generate an estimated equivalent of $1,000,000 in pro bono hours.

How we support Africa's Startups

We offer a model that allows Law Firms in Nigeria and Africa to leverage on technology to identify MSMEs and startups in Africa that require legal and business support, and to place themselves in positions to help them. Our support are in 3 categories,

Free Legal Assistance

We assist vision-driven entrepreneurs and Small and Medium Enterprises ... (MSMEs) access top-notch and excellent free legal services, by connecting them with leading corporate law firms/ lawyers who guide them through legal and regulatory complexities and help them attain stability and sustainable progress.

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Training and Advocacy

At the core of Green Ridge’s vision is the sustainability of African entrepreneurship..., and we acknowledge that knowledge is key to this, hence our commitment to equipping entrepreneurs through training and workshops, with the requisite knowledge to build a global business from an African perspective, only then will the goal of developing true African entrepreneurs be achieved.

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Tools and Resources

GreenRidge provides a plethora of tools to help MSMEs address their legal needs ...and support their advocacy efforts. We also provide legal teams with the resources to build and strengthen their pro bono practices and engage in successful pro bono partnerships.

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Impact through Organized Pro Bono

Africa is home to innumerable entrepreneurs with deep passion for innovation and transformation, and GreenRidge provides a platform for discovery of these entrepreneurs and unlocking endless opportunities for investment in greatness.

Through our platform, lawyers and law firms across Nigeria and Africa are able to seamlessly make cognizable and traceable impact in their communities, without having to undertake the burden of organizing a robust internal pro bono structure. We assist lawyers build trust within their communities.