Siju @ 58: ‘My passion is to raise the less privileged, to support humanity’ | The Guardian Nigeria News
Her efforts to empower the less privileged and support the government would be one of the most notable among the lots, which follow the same passion as Dr. Siju Iluyomade, the president of the Arise Women Foundation (AW).
Regardless of religion, tribe, and ethnicity, Siju, as she is affectionately known, has continued to give her all to improve the lives of many people, using her foundation to intervene in many areas of human need. This character trait, much to agree, resonated with the birth of the non-governmental organization (NGO).
Siju is known to have nurtured charitable hopes and a determination to help women thrive in life. She also institutionalized the Handmaidens Women in Leadership (HWILS) series to train intentional leaders.
As she recently spoke on one of her shows, Siju, who is 58 today, Jan.8, 2022, celebrated her birthday by donating to the less fortunate in different parts of the country.
She said: âMy dream is to make sure AW affects all aspects of human life around the world in terms of health, housing, education, empowerment, agriculture and many more. . “
The magnificent background woman continued, âOver the past 14 years, we have accomplished so much by putting structures like hospitals, schools, a computerized library and boreholes, among others, in communities like Dafara, Kabusa. in Abuja, Ondo, Imo, Kebbi and Lagos.
The Arise COVID-19 Clinic, thanks to its initiative, has also been activated where Booster and COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to people thanks to the support of the Lagos State Government.
A decades-old lawyer, through her humanitarian work, also scored a food basket called the âArise Pink Bucketâ. The content includes food items such as rice, semovita, tomato paste, oil, etc. The pink Arise bucket, the distribution of which has already started in the local government of Amuwo-Odofin, would also be distributed to every LG in Lagos State.