About Us

Who we are

Established in 2016, Mainstream Foundation is the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Mainstream Energy Solutions Limited (MESL), the operators of Kainji, Jebba and Zungeru hydropower plants and the largest hydropower company in Africa. MESL is also the only company with a duly registered foundation among the successor PHCN companies. Through Mainstream Foundation, the company reaches out to its host communities focusing on four key intervention areas of education, environment, health, and community empowerment. Our work aims to improve the quality of life of the communities around the Kainji, Jebba, Zungeru lakes and the Niger Basin as our contribution to building thriving local economies. Registered on the 28th of December 2016, The Foundation boasts of a seven (7) member Board of Trustees team with proven track record in integrity and commitment to community service in Nigeria.

Intervention areas




Community Empowerment