Afara’s welcome party

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 capabilityContinue reading “Afara’s welcome party”

Cookery Course: The Competition

The grand finale of the cookery course was the cooking competition. There were six participants. They had balloted earlier for the meals to prepare which are: Spaghetti Bolognese, Pancit, Coleslaw, Chicken lollipop, Meat pie, Fruit platter, and two-tone rice with chicken sauce. These meals are to be prepared from start to finish. Marks were givenContinue reading “Cookery Course: The Competition”

Cookery Course

The 2016 cookery course ran from on the 30th of May to the 11th of June; two weeks, six classes and seven participants. The participants, among other things, learnt how to prepare intercontinental and local dishes; how to garnish meals; fruit carving and how to make pastries and juices. There were classes on housekeeping asContinue reading “Cookery Course”

AMAD2015 Diaries 2

The grand and final day of AMAD finally arrived. It had rained in the early hours of the morning and the road had turned muddy, so we couldn’t go with the bus. As we had an appointment with all the students of OACHS Odonoko at 9:00am we had to walk to the junction to lookContinue reading “AMAD2015 Diaries 2”

Hair Love

The topic of hair is fast becoming a must-include-in-discussion-topic among women today. Thus, Afara Leadership Centre was not left out of this as it organized a seminar on hair care on the 5th October, 2015. The facilitator of this was Ifeoma Nnewuihe- a 300 level Mass Communication student of University of Lagos, Nigeria. The seminarContinue reading “Hair Love”


The pre-university camp/workshop was scheduled to hold from the 2nd – 4th of October. By the evening of Thursday night, seven pre-university students had confirmed participation and it was based on this that we made our plans; a big oversight as we will see later on. Friday was the D-day. Preparations were in full gear.Continue reading “PRE-UNIVERSITY CAMP”

Blogging: The new Website

Blog (noun) – a journal or diary that is on the internet. Blogger (noun) – a person who keeps a blog. Blog (verb) – to write a blog. Blogging (verb) – the action of writing a blog. That was how Ms. Eloka Adaeze began her session on blogging on the of January, 2016. The topicContinue reading “Blogging: The new Website”

Star Trek – The Continuing Story

…But the worst thing, the thing that made the journey the hardest, was the comments of others. Most of the people they met on their way could not understand why they were following a star. They thought they were crazy to travel by such an obscure light; crazy to have left behind the safety ofContinue reading “Star Trek – The Continuing Story”