PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

After due consultations with stakeholders and in view of the poorly-contained spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria, we wish to announce that our Astounding Amazon of Africa Award scheduled for Saturday 28th March 2020 has now been postponed UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. We regret any inconveniences this may cause to any of our invited guests and friends.…

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ASTOUNDING AMAZON OF AFRICA AWARD

On 28th March 2020 AKAWI will honor one woman whose story was chosen by our select panel of judges for the grant of the Astounding Amazon of Africa Award. The event will feature a panel discussion on the Millennial African Woman and tea conversation on Harnessing the Potential of SMEs for the African woman. There…

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#SheHustlesAfrica

Overview #SheHustlesAfrica is a joint initiative of the indigenous NGO, African Kids and Women Rights Empowerment Initiative (AKAWI) and the German business organization, NavigatingTransformation. #SheHustlesAfrica targets female African entrepreneurs and assists eligible participants to set up their businesses, solve business challenges and grow. It is tailor-made to address the particularities of the African business terrain…

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Suleja Prisons Health Outreach

DAY 1: 24th January, 2019. AKAWI was at Suleja Prisons, Nigeria in partnership with Her Excellency, the First Lady of Niger State and her NGO Raise Foundation. Our project targeted free cervical cancer screening for all female inmates as well as free Hepatitis B testing and vaccination for all inmates regardless of gender. We screened…

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