Afara will be using this avenue to welcome all new and returning students especially those new to Afara Leadership Centre. It is an opportunity to discover how Afara meets the dearth of female leadership, how by participating in Afara's activities one becomes a proficient professional, able mother and a person with a passion and capability … Continue reading Afara’s welcome party
Recently there have been a series of people committing suicide, mostly young people. Sometimes it is because they have lost all hope in life, other times, because they are severely depressed.
But the thing is that we Nigerians think we are immune to
depression, ‘we don’t get depressed’, it is disease of soft people. Depression is
a sickness of the white people. We are resistant to pain and we can adapt to
any type of environment… so why so many deaths due to suicide.
When we tell our friends and family that we are depressed they say snap out of it and move on, not realizing that depression is a sickness of the mind, a real sickness, like breaking a leg or having severe malaria. It is real. It is not just in the mind. And the very fact that it cannot be perceived by the people around is a…
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"I will wait for you" was the title of the video used to begin this session on Love and life, held on saturday the 11th. In the video a poet recites her journey in the "relationship world". In this ride called dating or courtship, she had met alot of wrong men and had tried to … Continue reading ABOUT SATURDAY
In the advent of divorces, pre-marital sex, open relationships and seperations, many young people have begun to ask about the authenticity of Love. Is love real? Can there be any love that will last "till death does it part"? How can one recognise a love that's genuie? It is a bid to handle this crises … Continue reading Love and Life.
Flawless 101 was the theme of the activity at Afara last saturday, the 5th of August. It was all about learning how to be You by enhancing your features with the art of MaKe Up. We got a professional make up artist, Dr. Ursula Ndulue, who taught some hacks and tricks of looking one's best. … Continue reading Last Saturday
WHO ARE YOU? Fundamental questions; who am I? Why am I here? What is the purpose of life? Are questions whose answers drive and form an individual's life. It is in a bid to answer these questions that Afara organized a session on Anthropology last Saturday, 7th April 2018. This session, the first of its … Continue reading The Anthropology series
Do you believe that it was a coincidence that lent began this year on the 14th of February, a day when many people celebrate love. For us Christians, lent is also for us a season to remember the greatest act of love done by Love Himself. God sends His son, who becomes man and dies … Continue reading The season of Love
"It is not hard to make decisions when you know what your values are" Roy Disney. The Writing Process Master Class which took place from June to August 2017 in Afara Leadership Centre opened up new horizons for the participating students. It was indeed a source of motivation and encouragement especially for the ones who … Continue reading The Writing Process Master Class.
About Univ UNIV is an international gathering of university students, which the Institute for University Cooperation (ICU) has sponsored in Rome since 1968. Each year, several thousand students spend Holy Week in Rome, profiting from the cultural and historical riches that the Eternal City has to offer. Throughout the week, ICU provides students with various … Continue reading Picture Story…7 days to go
"...You are anxious and troubled about many things; one thing is needful. Mary has chosen the good portion which shall not be taken away from her" Luke 10:41-42. Everyone needs a time-0ut once in a while. And more importantly a time to leave aside the daily hustles and bustles for an ever rewarding quality … Continue reading One Thing Needful: Retreat.