Congratulations Dr Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba winner of the Ogunte Women’s Social Leadership Award 2013 in the category Charitable Organisations and Campaigns.
Gift From Africa Corporate Executive Dinner (WEF Side Event) held in Cape Town South Africa, May 8th 2013
- Sparking Philanthropy within Africans Private Sector Dear Friends, We write to share the exciting news that Friends Africa, a pan African non-governmental organization which works to mobilize strategic political and financial support for the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria was recently recognized as one of the world’s top 100 next century innovator. Please click link for more information; http://centennial.rockefellerfoundation.org/innovators/profile-dev/the-gift-from-africa-initiative. Indeed we are most honoured by the Rockefeller Foundation for the recognition of our work as we were described as “s parking philanthropy within Africa’s private sector”. While celebrating a century of giving, the Rockefeller Foundation recognizes that communities worldwide face increasingly complex and interconnected challenges. The Next Century Innovators Award represents one of Rockefeller Foundation’s first steps into a new century of philanthropy by leveraging ...
- Abuja - In commemoration of the 2013 World Malaria Day, Friends Africa began a series of events which started on Monday 22nd of April and ran into the 23rd of April. In attendance was the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, the Global Fund's Executive Director, Dr Mark Dybul who was accompanied to the State House by Dr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Chairman Friends Africa, as well as the CEO/Founder, Dr Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba. At the event, President Goodluck Jonathan informed the stakeholders that the Government is working on a new blueprint for the eradication of Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis in the country. Speaking to Dr Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, at State ...
- I believe in an Africa that is fit for women and girls; that protects their well-being and creates a supportive environment for them to realise their aspirations. As I look at the work done by African states in pursuit of gender equality, I am convinced that the continent is either on course for another dismal episode in the empowerment of women, or it's on the brink of a women's rights revolution. The failure of African leadership in safeguarding the rights of women thus far has resulted in a sad state of affairs, where being a young African woman is perhaps the most perilous form of identity in the continent. Young African women are at the receiving end of harmful traditional practices such ...
Dr. Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba - 2013 Ogunte Women's Social leadership Award Winner - Charitable Organizations and Campaigns10/06/2013 - Dr. Akudo Anyanwu Ikemba was recently awarded the 2013 Ogunte Women’s Social Leadership Award under the category of Charitable Organizations and Campaigns by Ogunte – a UK based international organization focused on helping women make a positive impact on people and planet by enabling them to learn, lead and connect. This prestigious award was given based on her vision to “create African continent free of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria”. About Dr. Akudo An African woman and a mother of three children with a passion for Africa’s health, she founded Friends Africa (Friends of the Global Fund Africa) as an African voice that works to mobilize Africa governments, private sector and civil society for the purpose of bringing about sustainable methods of ...
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