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Transforming the Lives of Nigerian Women & Youth! Awesome Treasures Foundation holds Annual Fundraising Dinner in Lagos – View Photos of KSB, Tara Fela-Durotoye, Tayo Shonekan & More at the Event



Jumoke Adenowo

On Sunday 1st April 2012, Awesome Treasures Foundation – a non-governmental organisation and Awesome Network brought together women from all walks of life for the foundation’s annual fundraising dinner.

The event held at La Scala Restaurant, Muson Centre, Lagos, was hosted by ATF’s founder – Jumoke Adenowo. The aim of the stylish and fun loving event was to raise funds to execute the foundation’s projects which are mainly for helping and transforming the lives of women, youth and children in the Nigerian Society.

Guests were treated to an evening of a three course dinner, soft serenading music by gospel act – Modele and comedy by some of Nigeria’s most talented comic acts. They also took part in a raffle draw competition where winners went home with prizes ranging from a made to measure piece frrom Lanre Da Silva Ajayi, a hair makeover by Hair Whisperer and a beauty make over from House of Tara.

All resources gotten from the fundraising dinner will go into funding the project of the Foundation and improving the lives of well deserving and the less privileged in our society.


Tara Fela-Durotoye

Funke Bucknor-Obruthe

Kemi Oguleye

Kenny Saint Best

Tayo Shonekan

Toke Oke

Rita Ighofose

Victoria Owihoryi

Abiose Yewande

Folake Omoteyinwa

Bayo Okusanya

Aislynn Adewale

Helen Thompson

Amaka Kentebe

Bettina Ossai

Awele Chiedu

Chizoba Okpala

Bukky George

Folake Ogunlesi

Ehime Eigbe

Clara Duke

Mojisola Olugbemi

Emilia Nouah

Remi Awonye


Funke Amurunkem

Itohan Eigbe

Kunbi Osinaike

Tomi Rotimi

Mimi Ade-Odiachi

Nike Majekodunmi

Marion Goldspink

Vivan Anozie

Mrs Ugochukwu

Tosin Salako

Susan Adedokun

Toyosi Gbede

Shola Boma

Toyin Bakare

Ono Bello

Jumoke Adenowo & Tara Fela-Durotoye

About the Founder and Awesome Treasures Foundation
Jumoke Olufunmilola Adenowo is a Chartered Architect. She founded AD Consulting – an Architecture and Interior Design firm which has led over 80 outstanding projects in Nigeria. The modern day Renaissance woman founded Awesome Treasures Foundation in 1999 in an effort to positively impact the lives of Nigerian women and youth.

Awesome Treasures Foundation is a people’s movement that empowers and rescues women and young girls from violence, transforms the mind set by mentoring youths and provides basic health and education to less privileged children in areas around Lagos, Nigeria.  It is a faith based Non- Governmental Organisation (NGO) that identifies, develops and deploys transformational leaders to positively affect Nigeria in line with the Millennium Developmental Goals (MDGs) declared by the United Nations.

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  1. LPS

    April 13, 2012 at 2:45 pm

  2. Boy

    April 13, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Respectable women and ladies. They are not ‘selling’ boobs, skins and legs.

  3. Boo

    April 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Beautiful women….age/event appropriately dressed

  4. Ndidi

    April 13, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    What an elegant gathering of strong, beautiful and inspiring Nigerian women. Well done to all.

  5. BABA T aka The ORIGINATOR!!!

    April 13, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    Love it….

  6. CKCollier

    April 13, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    YES! I love how these ladies look 🙂

  7. Jenny

    April 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm

    it was an evening to remember,very classy event. all the ladies look really nice. may God continue to bless aunty jumoke & her team. pls visit

  8. Jenny

    April 13, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    women of substance!!!

  9. ann

    April 13, 2012 at 5:03 pm

    awesome treasures network, is an NGO, which help women who go through domestic violence. i must say they are really doing a good job. i love tara blue dress. ono bello looks nice on the black dress, it suits her body type. these women really know how to dress to suit there age.. all the ladies look cute..

  10. minasek

    April 13, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    When a good cause meets elegance, respectability and decency, THIS IS THE RESULTS beautiful women and appropriate way of dressing; A lesson to learn for some who are confusing “To bling” and To shine; God Bless this styish ladies;

  11. Janded

    April 13, 2012 at 5:54 pm

    Great cause very very elegant ladies.

  12. anon

    April 13, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Great cause but I trulyhope they raised money – sometimes you just have to ponder, a meal at La scala during these tough times Vs investing those funds into your projects…hmm… guess she has a clear plan

  13. brianna

    April 13, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    all this women are dressed age appropriately,awesome..funny the girl on the poster is from i am sure she doesn’t know her face is on a poster in nigeria

  14. @_Iyore

    April 13, 2012 at 7:28 pm

    They all look beautiful !

  15. Wealthy one

    April 13, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    Great, God fearing, intelligent, beautiful inside out women. God bless them.

  16. NikkyLae

    April 13, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    very boring pictures.And it is Remi Awotoye not Awonye as you wrote

    • ticos

      May 7, 2012 at 4:15 pm

      boring to u cos they aint showing boobs and skin, grow up jor

  17. Gimmer

    April 13, 2012 at 10:15 pm

    they look very decent

  18. Purpleicious Babe

    April 13, 2012 at 10:23 pm

    nice organisation and the goal seems good.

    I pray we women will continue to take our roles within society and impact positively.

  19. Abeni Ebony

    April 13, 2012 at 11:35 pm

    I hope you see this but! VALERIE!!! MRS. CHIEDU! I see your looking lovely on the carpet! Miss U loads xoxoxoxoxo

  20. Aduke.L

    April 14, 2012 at 9:31 am

    Lovely ladies all looking well dressed n appropriate!….The two looks i’m luving much much are Folake Ogunlesi and Ehime Eigbe!! Both looking super gorgeous n very classy!!

  21. Ms. jayee

    April 14, 2012 at 11:10 am

    The venue branding was kinda drab! A 10 by 6 backdrop would have been better

  22. iamfascinating

    April 14, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    Thumbs up to Ono Bello! lokks great.

  23. Shile

    April 15, 2012 at 12:08 am

    Truly selfless. Lovely ladies supporting a good cause. Keep it up, may GOD reward you.

  24. ms pretty

    April 15, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    dont like what Tara’s wearing, Funke’s looking good and d lady n red/black (JA)wld v nailed t but for the slippers, a nice black slingback wld v killed d outfit; Ono Belloooooo u r cute; i think there’s a note on d iv ‘dress appropriately’ ’cause all d guests were on point

  25. Seun

    April 16, 2012 at 11:05 am

    wow!!!! i am so proud of SJ, sis Ogo, sis Toyosi et all. I’ve been a part of Awesome treasures since 2002 and have always looked up to these women. thanks for showing the world that beauty+brains+godliness= life changing results.
    So glad you are all “representing” and inspiring young women like us to be change agents.
    Hope nigeria notices that you are looked fab&glam without being naked. whew!!! so tired of women baring dem all on the red carpet

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