Mission Africa was started when Phoenix resident, Victor Jakpor, returned to his native Nigeria and his hometown of Sapele for a visit. He wanted to make a difference in the lives of the people in a city from which he had been absent for almost twenty years.

US Team


Victor Jakpor
Founder / Executive Director
E-mail: Victor@missionafrica.org

Victor was born and raised in Sapele, Nigeria. Victor moved to the United States to attend Arizona State University where he received a B.S. in Finance. Victor started Mission Africa in 2006 as a ministry of Mountain View Lutheran Church in Phoenix, AZ. Victor’s passion for helping the children in his home town is what drives Mission Africa.

Nigeria Team


Victor Jakpor
Founder / Executive Director
E-mail: Victor@missionafrica.org

Victor was born and raised in Sapele, Nigeria. Victor moved to the United States to attend Arizona State University where he received a B.S. in Finance. Victor started Mission Africa in 2006 as a ministry of Mountain View Lutheran Church in Phoenix, AZ. Victor’s passion for helping the children in his home town is what drives Mission Africa.