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The widows protection bill

Having identified the absence of a legal framework that is targeted at widows, Almanah Foundation has prepared and submitted for consideration in the Federal House of Representatives, a bill for an Act to eliminate all forms of repressive cultural practices against widows, provide for the protection of their fundamental human rights and for other matters […]

‘Widows, if your in-laws rob you, seek redress legally, but don’t make it your profession’

Hope Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi is the founder of Almanah Hope, a non-governmental organisation focused on lending a helping hand and giving a new lease of life to Nigerian widows. Though she was widowed early in her marriage, the educational supervisor, author, radio presenter and social entrepreneur, was never deterred in her life’s course. Joining the rest […]

The Nigeria Widows Database

Finally a database for widows, one fundamental challenge the distribution of COVID-19 palliative measures revealed is the clear absence of a comprehensive database, including a database for widows in Nigeria. This singular lack of a verified database resulted in incalculable damage including falsification of personalities, diversion, duplication and waste of limited resources, double and hasty […]

ALMANAH HOPE FOUNDATION HOLDS INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS’ DAY CHARITY WALK VENUES: ABUJA, LAGOS AND ANAMBRA STATE. DATED: JUNE 22, 2019

The Almanah Hope Foundation observed the year’s International Widows’ Day on Saturday, June 22, 2019, with a charity walk. With the theme “End Every Widowhood Rites That Violate Women’s Dignity”, the charity walk which began at Ikeja City Mall was organized to support and encourage widows. People came out en masses to give voice to […]

ALMANAH HOPE & WFM917 BRINGS TO YOU “EQUIPHER” A VOCATIONAL TRAINING FOR WIDOWS AND WOMEN (SEASON 2) VENUE: ANAMBRA STATE.

Almanah Hope Foundation brings in partnership with Wfm917 ‘‘Equip HER’’ to ANAMBRA state “Equip her” is a free vocational training and start up empowerment program of Women Radio WFM91.7 in Lagos already and is to achieve “gender equality and empower all women and girls”. It is a training program where we train women on skill […]

ALMANAH HOPE FOUNDATION PRESENTS “A WIDOW’S WINDOW” THE FIRST EVER RADIO TALK SHOW WITH WIDOWS ON WFM917 “

“A Widow’s Window” is the first Nigerian family radio talk show with widows at wfm917. Building the socio-emotional wellness of widows through information dissemination is key. Our message as we celebrate years of building a voice for widows voices are; Widowhood is not a curse as such a widow should not be victimized, segregated, abused, […]

INTER SECONDARY SCHOOL COMPETITION IN CELEBRATION OF UNITE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

Inter secondary school competition in celebration of the international day for the elimination of violence among women & girls to 10th December 2017. The competition was held in Anambra State and had two categories:CREATIVITY PICTURE CATEGORY: this category, the contestants were given three different pictures with a caption that will be in; a spot, a […]

ALMANAH HOPE FOUNDATION MOVIE OUTING

Our passion at Almanah Hope foundation is to create a social circle for widows refill. When the vision of movie outing came in, the African mentality became an interference as it almost got stuck in imagination. One night a partner who got involved through an article we published confessed his interest was born from experience. […]

ALMANAH HOPE FOUNDATION HOLDS THE WIDOWS SUMMIT 2018 THEME: “SYNERGISTIC INTERACTIONS. VENUE: WESTWOOD HOTEL, 22 AWOLOWO ROAD, IKOYI LAGOS The

The Widows Summit 2018”, a synergistic interaction of minds is aim at identifying and addressing them. This was intended get to the realization, providing a safe foothold in our society for widows is cardinal to women agenda. It was not just a desire but a choice we must all take to have the change. As […]

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