EWARE facilitators, Toyin Odugbemi and Yomi Tiamiyu delivered all tie-dye & batik related modules, assisted by training assistants and former EWARE trainees Amodu Seyifunmi and Jumoke Agunbiade. Financial Literacy modules were delivered by Busola Wale Siyanbola of Knowledge Hub and Business of Adire Modules were delivered by Sisi Aladire and Aderonke Kashim, both active traders in adire prints.
Healthy Woman Day, the EWARE health module which aims to equip EWARE women and other
community members, with health information for better health management, and provide free
screening/testing and consults, benefitted more than 75 people from the community. Medical personnel provided health talks focusing on asymptomatic diseases, and delivered the screening and consultation services to participants. Health Woman Day across the 4 EWARE classes was staffed by Dr. Lekan Kolawole and personnel from Market Doctors and LIWOM, an HTS testing organization.
Adara’s Community Health Outreach Program again delivered health information, tests for Weight/height/BMI, blood pressure, blood sugar, malaria, HIV/AIDS and visual acuity, and provided prescription drugs and glasses where necessary, to thousands of families. 2018 Outreaches were delivered in Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojota and Somolu respectively, and reached almost 3500 individuals.
Long time project partners, St Nicholas Hospital/ Moses Adejokoya Majekodunmi Foundation, MedPlus Pharmacy and Market Doctors played pivotal roles in the delivery of outreaches, contributing medical personnel, equipments, testing supplies, drugs, and cash sponsorships. New partnerships were forged with Living Word Mission (LIWOM), VEEFWAY, both HTS testing organizations, and Agary Pharmaceuticals through donation of drugs.
The Adara X TAN by Tiffany Amber collaboration was a highlight of the Foundation’s activities in
2018, yielding direct economic benefits to Adara women and garnering significant press for the
Foundation. The collaboration set out with a goal of designing 900 yards of fabric for the
production of 300 pieces of ready-made garments. The objective was to create access to markets
for EWARE prints and facilitate the development of women by both Adara and Tiffany Amber.
Specifically, the aim was to:
24 women participated in the fabric design and production process of the collaboration and
were introduced to a variety of top quality fabric types including voile, chiffon and silk,
sharpening their skills and proficiency. On average participating woman produced 40 yards of
fabric respectively and earned up to N50,000. In total, 948 yards of fabrics were designed for the