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Donors for Africa (DFA) has raised over $30M in direct and indirect funding, trained over 1000+ nonprofits, and reaches over 29,000 unique accounts weekly via their social media platforms. Donors For Africa has launched the premiere digital Social Innovators Bootcamp in Africa, an annual leadership accelerator program targeted at equipping and developing third sector leaders with technical expertise. Recently Chidi was drafted into the African Youth Front on COVID-19 launched by the African Union (AU) Office of the Youth Envoy and the Africa Center for Disease Control & Prevention (Africa CDC).
She was recently featured on NBC, CBS & FOX News, and has received numerous awards and recognition, one of which is the Social Media for Social Good Awards, 2020. She continues to focus on creating long-term solutions that improve the life of Africans by strengthening the capacity of nonprofit leaders and donors' lives at the grassroots, through policy formulation, strategy, and implementation.
An alumni of the Young African Leaders Institute (YALI RLC West Africa), with continuing education certification in “Leadership and Management in Healthcare” from the University of Washington
She is the Communications director for Medically Speaking Africa and the Founder of SMILE With Me Foundation, an NGO leveraging digital health technology to reduce mortality rates from preventable diseases through impactful women’s health outreaches in low-middle income African communities using health education and health aids as tools. The core of her work is in cervical cancer prevention and contraceptive care. She is popularly known on social media as “Dr Zobo”, for her creative use of social media to influence healthy living by combating health misinformation.
As an influencer and advocate, she has worked and partnered with different leading Global health and media organizations and brands, including the UNDP and NCDC. She is a regular health contributor for various TV, radio and local print media. She is a member of the 2020 cohort of digital influencers for the International Centre for Journalism Knights Fellows.
Dr. Chioma is a 2020 nominee for the The Future Awards Africa Prize for Health and Wellness. Listed as one of the 100 most powerful Nigerians under-40, “Influencer category”, 2020 by YNaija. 2019 Lord’s Achievers Honoree for Healthcare. Listed one #Top20OpinionLeaders on Twitter by the Hedge report 2019, She was also recognized as one of the 10 most influential youths in Abia State by the State Government in 2018.
She is a closet musician and a chair dancer who tweets @drzobo on twitter and IG.
Over the years, the Organisation— SunRise— has implemented dozens and scores of projects in Nigeria, Ethiopia, and The Gambia, equipping thousands of youth with essential life skills to enable them make proper life choices for productive living.
He is a graduate of Human Physiology from the University of Calabar. He holds several certifications in Leadership and Youth Development, some of which include:
-A Certificate in Civic Engagement from Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA.
- A Certificate in Leadership from Haggai International.
- IREX Youth Essential Skill, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mr. Agomuoh’s work has received several local and international recognitions, some of which includes:
- Honorary Citizen of Boone, North Carolina
- 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow
- 2019 SDG Champion by Youth Hub Africa
- Top 10 Bible Partner in Africa by the International Bible Society
Mr. Agomuoh is currently the only Nigerian nominated to serve as part of the 2021 IREX Global Mentors/Leaders for the Community Engagement Exchange Program of the U.S. Department of State as part of the team to mentor 130 Civic Leaders from 100 Countries.
Mr. Agomuoh is a Pastor serving under his Lead Pastor at God’s Royal Army Mission, Calabar.
He has a degree in Political Science from the Prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University and MBA, from Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom (Edinburgh Business School). As the Executive Director of Boys’ Quarters Africa, one of the foremost boy child transformation movements in Africa, he leads a team of over 162 volunteers across 23 cities in Africa, in driving the strategic pillars of the organization – leadership, empowerment, education and advocacy.
Solomon is the convener of the Boys Too Project, a continent-wide campaign on the sexual abuse of the Boy Child. He is also the host of the yearly Exchange Project and Academy held at different Special Correctional Centre for Boys. He recently hosted Africa’s first International Boy-Child Summit, with over 2,000 viewership across the world and he is the curator of the men-themed conversation called -Guyversations.
He is the Author of Boyfession – a very short insightful and transformational e-book for Boys and those who love them. The book is a compendium of healthy confessions and is an answer to the varying questions across the sexual abuse of boys, how parents can see through, if their boys are being abused and how they can respond immediately.
Asides his role as an Innovation Manager with Standard Bank Group, he sits on the board of Creative Ideation Hub, Ore Support System and Heroes of Today's Foundation
He was recently listed as one of the Top 50 Young Nigerians to look out for in 2021 by YNaija.
A graduate of law from the University of Benin, she is a Makwanyane fellow of Cornell University Centre on Death Penalty Worldwide, Ithaca, New York and a 2021 Mandela Washington Fellow. In 2018, she won Accountability’s lab SDG 16 Innovation Challenge where she graduated into the Accountability Lab’s Incubation program in 2019. ‘Funke is a 2020 LEAP Africa Social Innovation fellow and has been selected as a 2021 One Young World delegate through the European Commission Peace Ambassador’s Scholarship.
Committed to a life of service, Funke is a member of the Working Group Project: Private Sector implementation of the National Ethics and Integrity Policy 2020. She also serves as a contributory expert for the World Justice Project Rule of law Index since 2019. She was recognised in 2019 as a finalist of the future Africa award prize for advocacy (described by Bill Gates as Africa’s Forbes). In 2020, she was listed by the Attic London as one of the lawyers changing the world for the better in 2020.
Funke lives in Abuja, Nigeria with her husband, son and adopted daughters.