20th October 2020
  • 9:11 pm Through the Eyes of Ides Ofune – Women Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between Motherhood and Higher Education
  • 12:31 pm PhD Researcher Oladapo Ajayi is improving the lives of underserved children through his NGO AfRII
  • 7:30 am The Rising Cost of Private Schools in Nigeria
  • 2:42 pm Meet Lawrence Okon Founder of Read Empire with the aim of alleviating poverty among young graduates
  • 4:58 pm Prevention is Better than Rehabilitation says 24 Year Old Adebimpe Adebara Founder of Piece of my Heart Foundation
  • 3:48 pm Read about how Pamela Stephen established Fortress Foundation to help teenagers overcome sexual abuse
Oladapo Ajayi AFRII

Desert Bloom initiative is designed to support outstanding Non for Profit Organizations (NGOs), Activists, social movements, social entrepreneurs and outstanding individuals in Africa. This set of individuals and organizations do great work and also improve the lives of people in their own spheres and communities. We support them by amplifying their voices online through storytelling […]

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Education in Nigeria

Ask any middle class Nigerian, the first answer they give when discussing child care cost is school fees. School fees are skyrocketing from early childhood care, primary school to secondary school. Public primary school education is free in most states where parents pay little or nothing. Although entry age into public primary school is 6 […]

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Piece of my heart foundation

Adebimpe Adebara is the amazing 24 year old founder of the Piece of my Heart Foundation where she leads a team of volunteers in sensitizing children and teenagers on sex education in order to prevent abuse. She studied Computer Science at Yaba College of Technology Lagos Nigeria. She is a graphics designer and also a […]

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Pamela Stephen

Blessing Pamela Stephen is highly trained qualitative researcher and data analyst with over 9 years of extensive experience doing field work exercises, collecting quantitative and qualitative data to inform and design programmes. She has a proven track record of successfully implementing initiatives that cut across various issues in the development sector such as health, human […]

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Dr Weyinmi Erikowa Orighoye

There are some people you admire and wholeheartedly know that when they lay their hands on anything, you trust it will be fantastic. When I got to know that this person had published a journal, I knew I had to go get it. Indeed, it was fantastic! Meet the self-published author of “A Life’s Journey […]

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Anaedo Online Lecture

The Anaedo Online Anniversary lecture was instituted by Fresh Minds Communications Ltd, the parent company of Anaedoonline, chaired by Cornel Osigwe who was recently listed among the top 10 under 40 CEOs in Nigeria, by Vanguard. The lecture was set up for the purpose of looking at some of the core and major problematic issues […]

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Ebuka Onyekwelu

Ebuka Onyekwelu is the anchor of the upcoming Anaedo Online 2nd Year Anniversary Lecture themed “The Place of Youth in Politics and Economy”. This year’s lecture boasts of an array of accomplished professionals, businessmen and politicians. Ebuka is a 32 year old Nigerian, columnist, blogger and a good governance advocate. He is a graduate of […]

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Egbroko Emmanuel

Emmanuel Egbroko is the co-founder of Community Based Participatory Immunization Foundation– CBPI. He is a social innovator, an entrepreneur with vast business acumen. He is also a Pharmacist and an Alumnus of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Ghana. Emmanuel is currently a LEAP Fellow and a beneficiary of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Grant. […]

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Sheryl Sandberg

I got to know about the Book, “Lean In” by Sheryl Sandberg after reading Michelle Obama’s memoire “Becoming”. In it, Michelle alluded to the fact that it’s not always possible for women to “lean in”. I had come across this phrase several times and became curious as to what it really meant. I decided to […]

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Covid-19 working mothers

Last week, I had a very good conversation with a mother on the implications of covid-19 on her family. According to her, the compulsory COVID-19 lockdown has made her realise the critical need to spend more time on her children’s academic work. This does not mean that she did not take this task seriously before […]

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