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Awesome Treasures Foundation hosts “Woman Of Power – A Reviving Evening With Entrepreneurial Women Of Faith” – Photos from the Event

On October 16, 2011 at the Muson Centre in Lagos, women of Style and substance gathered together in an event tagged “Woman Of Power – A Reviving Evening With Entrepreneurial Women Of Faith“.

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Stephanie Okereke, Jumoke Adenowo - Founder, Awesome Treasures Foundation, Omoni Oboli and Tara Durotoye

Awesome Treasures Foundation (ATF) is a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) that identifies, develops and deploys change agents to positively affect Nigeria in line with the Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGs) declared by the United Nations.

On October 16, 2011 at the Muson Centre in Lagos, women of Style and substance gathered together in an event tagged “Woman Of Power – A Reviving Evening With Entrepreneurial Women Of Faith“. It was also to celebrate with Jumoke Adenowo – Founder of ATF, on the launch of her new book titled ‘Prophetic Prayer Manual Volume II’, this book addresses the issues women face in marriage and the struggles of motherhood.

Highlights of this evening included ministering by Jumoke Adenowo, unveiling of the book – Prophetic Prayer Manual Volume II by supporters of the NGO including Stephanie Okereke, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi and Tara Durotoye, a book signing exercise and the cutting of Architect Adenowo’s surprise birthday cake as the day of celebration was also her birthday.

The event was also to raise awareness about ATF’s causes as well to raise funds to finance them. This year, the NGO’s focus includes fully equipping and staffing the women’s clinic at the ATF resource centre in Ilupeju, Lagos, creating awareness on legislations concerning the welfare of women in Lagos State and educating women on the processes involved in starting sustainable businesses.

Jumoke Adenowo, the CEO of AD Consulting – an Architecture and Interior Design firm started ATF in 1991 out of her passion to positively impact on the lives of women and transform the youth in the Nigerian society.
ATF projects are centered on providing entrepreneurship and skills acquisition for women and youths, basic primary education for children, women empowerment and make available efficient primary health care facilities for people who are unable to afford them.

The NGO’s initiatives over the years have attracted over 50, 000 women, young people and children and has changed lives for the better by empowering women and the youth through the provision of entrepreneurial and skills acquisition to over 5, 000 women, providing basic primary education to inner city children, providing primary health care facilities to over 1, 500 people, rescuing over 120 young girls in danger of being sexual abused amongst other initiatives.

Photos from the event

Yewande Perigrino

Yewande Abiose

Uloma Iro

Uche Nwandison

Toyin Bakare

Tosan Anifowoshe

Tope Amusan

Tolu Akinrele

Tolu Akinrele, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi and Uche Nwandison

Tola Isujeh

Titi Akinola

Tayo Shonekan

Tara Durotoye

Susan Adedokun

Stephanie Okereke

Sola, Tess, Wendy, Ope and Ayomide

Serah Donald

Peju Ademoye

Oyin Adenuga

Osayi Alile-Oruene

Ono Bello and Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi

Olamide Amole

Okuchi Egbagbe

Ogo Bello-Osagie

Naomi Zeb Amah

Afolake Omotehinwa

Mojisola Olugbemi

Modele

Lola Komolafe

Lara Adelusi

Kemi Ogunleye

Jody Adewale

Funke Annurukem

Femi Egunjobi

Familusi Akin Babajide

Chineme Ajuluchukwu

Bukky George

Bolanle Okunuga

Bola Fadina

Bimpe Adesina

Barbara Lawrence

Ayo Williams, Akinpelu Adeyinka, Toyin Akinlolu and Dara Williams

Aislynn Adewale

Adenike Ajibola-Falomo

Aderonke Adebanjo

The Event

Architect Jumoke Adenowo ministering the word

Unveiling the the book - 'Mothers Prayer Manual II

Mr and Architect (Mrs.) Adenowo during the cutting of the surprise birthday cake

(L-R) Seun Oni, Tara Durotoye, Stephanie Okereke, Mr Adenowo, Architect (Mrs)Adenowo, Tope Adeboye, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, Sola Holloway

Cross-section of guests

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For more information on ATF and the resource centre,
Website: www.awesometreasuresfoundation.org | www.vocnigeria.com
Facebook: Click HERE for the Awesome Treasures Foundation FaceBook Page
Address: ATF Resource Centre – 9A Tinubu Road Ilupeju, Lagos, Nigeria

44 Comments

  1. sweetie

    November 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm

    nice………. 1st to comment……

  2. MOI

    November 8, 2011 at 1:53 pm

    nice pics but what is ” Architect (Mrs)Adenowo”, is Architect a title?

    • Guest

      November 8, 2011 at 3:33 pm

      That was what I was going to comment on as well. It any profession can come up and get a title in Nigeria. It’s no longer exclusive to the likes of Doctors etc. Even Engineers refer to themselves as Engr (Mr/Mrs) Whoever.

      We’re too obsessed with Status’ and Titles. Pls give it a rest.

    • chidi

      November 8, 2011 at 3:57 pm

      Well it looks like we were all thinking alike. It’s actually ridiculous how Nigerians use all these titles. I bet you she may not even be a practicing arcitect!

    • happyhilly

      November 12, 2011 at 1:11 pm

      I don’t like the title obsession either, but she is … I mean, an architect. One of the best in Nigeria. She’s a woman to be celebrated

    • Tiki

      November 8, 2011 at 5:13 pm

      I tire the thing o! I just moved towns and so attend the local branch of my former church, one Sunday a reading is being made of elders on duty for the next Sunday, and the speaker goes ‘Elder Doctor X’ and i’m like…excuuuse me? Elder Doctor? what is this, a clinic? what do we care what their profession is, in church to boot?!! so the rest of uw who are plain Mr, Mrs and even Miss, are we supposed to be in awe or what? smh

    • MEE

      November 9, 2011 at 7:04 pm

      LMAO! I WAS WONDERING D SAME THING MY DEAR

    • mau

      November 12, 2011 at 6:01 pm

      i wonder oooooooooooo

  3. Loma

    November 8, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    @moi..I wonder o…

  4. pendo

    November 8, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    @ MOI me too i was wondering about that soon we will see Contractor (Mrs) Somebody ha ha ha Africans love titles lol

  5. ihy

    November 8, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    @moi me too i wonder oooo

  6. Bella

    November 8, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    LWKMD! chineke…..

  7. nuellla!

    November 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm

    plumber (mr)………….:-p

    • moi

      November 9, 2011 at 1:14 am

      lol

  8. Eloho

    November 8, 2011 at 5:06 pm

    Hmmm….Moi just made me laugh so hard! I didn’t even notice it before sef!

  9. temideeeeeee

    November 8, 2011 at 6:16 pm

    I am Barrister Evangelist TemiDeee (JP)! Gba be! Ko h-easy, I tell ya. Too many titles can makes a person’s head heavy! lol!

    The event looks great by the way! Good to see lagos folk doing something positive! keep up the good work and God will continue to bless the works of your hands IJN

  10. ima

    November 8, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    mechanic mr and mrs wodrefa…lol

  11. babe

    November 8, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    architect is not a title

  12. Bisi BusyBee!

    November 8, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    Great event, lovely faces… Women of Faith,virtue and substance..
    One day , I’ll be part of the team, making impact as well. cheers, http://www.busybeeeventsng.com

  13. MISSY

    November 8, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    wow the architect and her husband look so much alike !!

  14. Zara

    November 8, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    lol @ Mr and Architect (Mrs) Adenowo. Nigerians and title!

  15. Chi

    November 9, 2011 at 7:50 am

    I love the dressing, simple and elegant,,speaks volume!

  16. TRINAN

    November 9, 2011 at 9:45 am

    These greezy foundations? No, thank you,,,MUD is way better,,,wht other brands do u offer in Naija?

  17. jbabe

    November 9, 2011 at 11:56 am

    this is beautiful,i want to be a member oooooooooooo

  18. jay

    November 9, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    very nice pictures……but Mehnnnn……….. some ladies standing posture………….very bad.

  19. Ginika

    November 9, 2011 at 12:38 pm

    hahahaa… having a ball here.

    Quantity surveyor mr and mrs

    Electrician mr and mrs

  20. BukiOni

    November 9, 2011 at 2:02 pm

    Looks like it was a good event, nice to see ladies coming together and supporting each other.

  21. cathy

    November 9, 2011 at 2:57 pm

    BN you have an interesting lot here oh, they don’t miss a thing hehehehehehehehe

  22. lekwe

    November 9, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    nice event….i just wonder y Stephanie face looks do dark and oily

  23. wahala

    November 9, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    steph looks really tired…….

  24. ese etukudo

    November 9, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    Accountant General of the Federation Mr and Caterer Mrs X

  25. Princess zee

    November 10, 2011 at 10:11 am

    They look tired n bored …from journalist(mrs) xo xo…lol!

  26. nanly

    November 10, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Nice.

  27. martha

    November 11, 2011 at 12:29 am

    Please leave my stephanie! She looks good! Women of faith, that’s the way to go!

  28. lillian

    November 11, 2011 at 12:30 am

    LOve Steph’s dress. The photo are not so clear!

  29. true_talk

    November 11, 2011 at 4:00 am

    Aderonkus….i see you oh

  30. DubaisoontobeMalaysiasands

    November 11, 2011 at 6:31 am

    typical Naija attitude.. We are not satisfied with a mere Mr & Mrs.. we must introduce as Dr, Engr, Architect etc., etc., we like labels.. it potrays sophistication, class and all things perceived by their subjective minds…imagine if all other walks of life introduced themselves with their titles first…

  31. Olivia

    November 11, 2011 at 5:07 pm

    You can always tell the inner states of insecurity and show off mentality among us: what’s the deal with all the titles in Naija???? Can’t people divorce the jobs they do/ positions they hold/ education they acquires from who they really are???? You are not your title, you are YOU!!!! What’s with the DR. (ENGR. ARCHITECT. BARRISTER.PHOTOGRAHER. COOK.AMEBO) MRS….XXXXX. I tire for my people. Please keep it simple. Infact, I’m leading my own personal crusade to talk about this ‘title’ craze in our society…haba! Presido na ‘Dr’ yet see the state of affairs of a nation. Action,Competence and Character should be our focus not empty titles..arrrrghhh!!!

  32. igotalk

    November 11, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Bella get handful here o. it appears to be a good event. but with the titles, laughing my ribs off!

  33. cinderella

    November 12, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Why do the pictures look so dark? I must say Stephanie hasn’t been getting on the good side of photographers lately… She looks very dark and not as pretty as she is in real life.
    Second, maybe someone should have directed the pose cos many people posed like they were sad to be there or forced to take those pictures! Shuo!!! Is it by force?!?
    and then with the titles, it goes to show how shallow our people are! #titlecravingnigerians! smh

  34. stephanieE

    November 12, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    OMG!!! WHAT HAPPENED TO STEPHANIE OKEREKE????????/

  35. Guest

    November 14, 2011 at 1:08 am

    It is amazing how majority of the posts so far, have focused on a “flaw” that is totally unrelated to the actual event!!! Jumoe Adenowo did not write the article she founded the NGO- Awesome Treasures Foundation and wrote a book! Yet has that dominated the discussion? No. Nit picking at the “negatives” is of no use and constantly trying to find fault or something to complain about is of no benefit to anyone. True, some individuals have a hang up about what or how long their title is, but as surely we can look beyond that and acknowledge the great work being done here. There were strong role models at this event – Tara Durotoye, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi to name a few that have not come up at all. Let us not miss what is REALLY important here- raising change agents

  36. Helen Tagbo

    March 8, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Jumoke,you are trully a change agent,each time i see or read about you,or listen to you talk,i feel challenged and inspired.i can only say keep up the wonderful work and know it that you are my mentor.May God continue to strenghten you.

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